A rare and stunning French majolica twin handled pottery bowl applied with birds by renowned maker Sarreguemines and dating from the latter 19th century. The rounded bowl stands raised on four half ball shaped feet with a basket weave styled design. The rounded bowl is applied with decorative panels in low relief with leaf and stem handles to either side and with birds, their wings out spread, perched on a scorlling vine. The bowl has a raised rim with gothic style pierced panels and is richly hand painted in tones of brown, green, red, yellow, white and black. The inner bowl and base applied with bright turquoise glazes. The bowl is numbered 537 and has impressed SARREGUEMINES and MAJOLICA marks.
In good condition with a tiny glaze chip to the top rim and with a 1cm tight hairline visible to the inside top rim.
Origin : France
Maker : Sarreguemines
Manufacture Date : 19th Century
Materials : Pottery
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