Gorgeous feminine and romantic Antique Porcelain Biscuit Jar, or barrel, with a beautiful ruffled shape. This on has it all, a floral transfer hand painted, then accented with white enamel. The flared body ahs ruffles on the bottom, like a exquisite gown, the ground fades from pristine white to soft pink. The decorative flowers in soft colors of white, pink, lavender, purple, yellow and deep cerise are stunning. This features on large bouquet and scattered florals around the perimeter of the whole jar.
Meant for presenting delicate tea biscuits or scones at tea time, your "upstairs maid" would present this to you and your guests on the tea trolley. When tea time was done, she would store the leftover cakes and cookies in a tin in the below stairs kitchen. Fluted scalloped design, and high quality of detailed painting makes this pieces a luxury addition to your collection, or a thoughtful gift for someone you love. Wear to the gilt on the handle, and rim, which is expected. Marked on the bottom Bavarian China, Gemany. Measures 5-3/4" w x 7-1/4"h.