PERIOD: 18th century
AN OTTWEILER (NASSAU-SAABRÜCKEN) SPIRALLY-MOULDED BOWL CIRCA 1770, BLUE N.S. AND IMPRESSED TA MARKS The spirally-moulded lower part painted with loose bouquets and scattered sprays below a scrolling gilt-edged pink-scale band below an ozier-moulded border, the interior with three flower-sprays and sprigs, gilt line rims (two hairline cracks to rim, hairline cracks to body, short stained glaze cracks to base, slight wear to gilding and enamels, gilt upper rim worn) 7 in. (17.7 cm.) diam. Provenance Anon., sale Daguerre, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 21st March 2001, lot 55.