Amazing English Iron Stone Potpourri Pair 1840

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Ceramics: English: Porcelain: Pre 1900: Item # 265810
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
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103 Calle San Jose
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901

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Magnificent pair of English ironstone potpourris-large 26 inches high and 15 inches at widest point-Chinoisere design with bold fou dog tops-colorful tobacco leaf design-ca 1840s-unsigned-professional repairs to tops-ventilation holes in tops and bottoms made during firing designed to emit vapors--pieces were placed by the fireplaces in English great houses and elaborate town houses--these are rare-to find a matching pair is almost impossible-overall condition excellent--wonderful form with stunning colors