A large Meissen ewer, "Fire"
late 19th/early 20th century
the baluster body with moulded dragon handle and applied figures of gods and putti holding emblems of fire; bellows, kindling and torches, the whole profusely moulded and glazed with a deep band portraying a volcanic eruption with enflamed landscape and animals fleeing the incendiary, moulded and painted borders of scrolling waves. 68cm high underglaze crossed swords to base
Australian Colonial Furniture and Australiana
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