Meissen Sauce Boat
Meissen Sauce Boat
Meissen Sauce Boat
Meissen Sauce Boat
Meissen Sauce Boat

Meissen Sauce Boat

c. 1820 Germany

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An extremely rare Meissen sauce boat or 'sauciere als Schiff', in biscuit porcelain, modelled in the shape of a imaginary Egyptian boat after Giovanni Battista Piranesi, edged with burnished gold. It is moulded with emperors, eagles, bulls and dogs heads, signs of the zodiac, flowers and coiled ropes all highlighted with a matt gold. The spout is fashioned in the shape of a snarling hound and the handle terminates in a curved eagles head.
Tiny graze to edge of one foot re-gilded
Dimensions
Height 14.00 cm (5.51 inches)
Width 33.00 cm (12.99 inches)
Medium
Porcelain
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