Lrg 16" Limoges Porcelain Jardiniere Titania & Bottom Flowers Signed Antique vtg
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Limoges JardiniereRecent estate find. Measures approximately 16” wide and 10-1/2” tall. Weighs nearly 10 pounds.
One side of the pot has a wonderfully detailed floral painting, and the other side has what I believe to be Titania and Bottom from A Midsummer Night’s Dream (I could be wrong).
The side with the donkey guy and fairies is artist signed on the lower right – K. D. 1898. Because of the other items that I have from this artist, I am able to tell you that her full name is Kate Darnell.
This jardiniere does not have a Limoges mark. The mark is probably hidden under the paint, but it is definitively a Limoges D & Co jardiniere (Delinieres Factory). It is well referenced as such, and I am sure all of you Limoges buyers recognized it.
If you look closely at the larger gold decorations on each side, you will see a depiction of what looks to be a phoenix bird.
This pot for the most part is in great condition, however, it is a rather large item that is over 100 years old, so it has clearly picked up a good deal of wear that I want to bring to your attention.
I knew right away that the condition issues with this item would be difficult to accurately describe, so that is why I have decided to... read more