Blue jasper plaque, Neptune & hippocampi, 18th/19th century

$680.00 AUD

Unusual blue jasper oval plaque, the sprigged decoration depicting Neptune & his hippocampi (sea horses), a trident in his hands, a cherub blowing a conch in the background.
Unmarked, possible faint ‘V’,
18th-19th century

firing flaws
10x16cm

The faults suggest this is an ‘experimental’ piece, and may be Continental in origin.

There is a similar type illustrated in Guillebon ‘Paris Porcelain’ 1995 , p174, with a vase with similar blue and similar decoration being Nast, circa 1795.

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