Doccia coffee pot with birds head spout, flower painted, c. 1765
Rare Doccia coffee pot of large size, the baluster shape with tall birds head spout connected by a bridge, painted both sides with a large group of flowers. C.1765
short crack to foot
ref. Palazzo Pitti catalogue, p37 for a similar example, c.1760-80, where it states ...in the first period, the flowers were painted in a fairly naturalistic manner.... which describes this example well.