Outstanding and large Limoges porcelain jardinière having Rococo C-scroll handles and whorl feet, and decorated with magnificent magenta red roses on green leafy stems set against a mottled background in muted tones of green, yellow and plum emulative of the fading light of dusk. Gold enamel highlights the rim in a sponge technique for contrast and texture.
Measures approximately 10.25" tall x 16.5" across the handles. Underglaze mark in green for production between the years 1894 – 1900. No damage or restoration. light water deposit in interior.
For this Delinieres jardinière mold/shape with a different floral decoration, see plate 249 (page 115) Collector's Encyclopedia of Limoges Porcelain by Mary Frank Gaston.
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