PERIOD: 18th century
A PAIR OF DOCCIA TWO-HANDLED CYLINDRICAL BOTTLE-COOLERS AND COVERS CIRCA 1755-60 With bifurcated scroll handles moulded with leaf and husk ornament, enriched in puce and shades of yellow, the domed covers pierced with a central aperture, painted in colours and gilt del Tulipano, the covers with lesser flower-sprays between puce lines (one cooler cracked, some minor flaking to extremities) 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high (2) Lot Notes For a tureen of with similar handles and with a domed cover, see Johann Kräftner (ed.), Baroque Luxury Porcelain Liechtenstein Museum, Vienna, Exhibition Catalogue (Munich, 2005), pl. 3 for a tureen with similar handles (and a domed cover), and p. 326, no. 165 for a table fountain with similar handles. Also see Nello Forti Grazzini et. al., La Collezione Cagnola (1999), Vol. II, pp. 295-296, nos. 311 and 314 for related Doccia forms, and p. 198, no. 119 for the same form as the present lot made at Pesaro.