A Fulda cup, saucer and cover painted with classical cameos
Lot 201
A rare Fulda cup, saucer and cover, circa 1780
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,200 - 4,800

Lot Details
A rare Fulda cup, saucer and cover, circa 1780
Painted with classical cameos set against a yellow dashed ground surrounded by laurel wreaths and flanked by gold torchères, the laurel wreath bound together wit a pink ribbon, and resting on palm leaves mounted on an architectural slab, which is in turn ornamented with a swag of laurel leaves, all surrounded by a delicate gilt flower spray, the handle shaped as a double C-scroll, the domed cover with a simple knob finial, the cup 10 cm high, the saucer 13.5cm diam, FF and crown marks in underglaze-blue to cup and saucer, impressed IK to both (3)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    John Bacchus Dykes (by family repute). John Bacchus Dykes was an Engish clergyman and hymnist, and composed over 300 hymns.
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