A pair of Meissen pot pourri vases, circa 1745.

Each in the form of an osier-moulded vase of double-ogee shape, with a domed, pierced cover with flower knop. The vase and cover, which rest on a rocky base, are decorated with ‘Manier Blumen’ and applied vines, flowers and berries cover the base and rise up the sides of each vase, an alert hunting dog with patches of dark brown fur, its right paw raised, turns towards a group of three quails or partridges nesting at the foot of the rocky mount, 21cm.


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