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Style of Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (German, founded 1710)
This charming pair of vases features bodies profusely encrusted with delicate white mayflowers, giving them their distinctive ‘Snowball’ like appearance.
The present vases are crafted in the style of a type of Meissen vase traditionally known as ‘Schneeballen’, which translates from German into English as ‘Snowball’, due to their bulbous, encrusted, snowball-like and snowball-covered bodies.
Each vase in this pair is of bulbous, ovoid form, the exterior surface decorated profusely with hundreds of applied white mayflower blossoms, each yellow-centred blossom intricately crafted from fine porcelain. Birds of all colours perch about each vase, visiting the abundant flowers. Each vase culminates in a wide, flared rim and is set to the shoulders with Rococo style scrolled handles.
Each vase is marked underside with blue underglaze crossed swords, spurious marks for Meissen.
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