China, Compagnie des Indes. Covered porcelain ice pail

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China, Compagnie des Indes.

Covered porcelain ice pail with two shell-shaped handles with gilt ground and polychrome decoration on each side within a medallion featuring a palace scene animated with children, a dog and a servant by a lake. Formed by foliage and scrolls these medallions are set against a gilt ground. Ochre camaïeu reserves with black and gold-hemmed edges set against a gold ground present landscapes. Decorating the edges of the interior and on the small pedestal are galloons made from brown scales on which feature reserves with perched birds or landscapes. Cover handle shaped as a fruit basket with a gold ground.

18th century

Condition report : Restoration on body and ear on gilt. Loss in the interior

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  • Items quantity:  1
  • Period :  18th Century
  • Height in cm : 28 cm
  • Width in cm : 26 cm
  • Depth in cm : 18 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2016060444