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Olio Tureen and Stand with Armorials of Prince Marc de Beauvau-Craon (1679–1754)

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Decorator: Seuter Workshop

Date: c.1720-1725
Overall: 16.7 x 18.3 cm (6 9/16 x 7 3/16 in.)
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels, gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Dresden, Meissen
Object number: G83.1.793.1-.3
DescriptionAn Meissen Ollio pot, cover and stand with Augsburg Gold Chinese decoration and coloured armorials by Bartholomaus Seuter. It is on three feet with rectangular handles, each piece with three large engraved Chinoiserie vignettes. The body has Laub-und-Bandelwerk and gold.