French porcelain jug, oversize with flower panels, c. 1845
French porcelain jug of large size, moulded with oak leaves stemming from a rustic branch handle, the leaves in claret on a green ground, painted to either side with large flower groups.
24cm wide, 24cm high
minor wear to gold
An old label beneath speculates this could be ‘Tucker 1825’, meaning one of the scarce American porcelain firms; however, direct comparison with an example in the Rosenberg Collection, Geelong, reveals it is quite different and very much ‘Paris hard paste porcelain’ .
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