Beautiful and quite decorative, this Antique French Compotier, or Footed Cake Pedestal was made by Jules Vieillard, of Bordeaux France, in the mid 1800's. Amazingly well taken care of by a collector, this heirloom piece is decorated with crisp transfers of stunning flowers, leaves and ferns. The fine luxury quality of this stand is apparent, rare to find an early piece like this with the precise detailing and placing of the transfer pattern.
Just as happy to display your world famous birthday cake as appetizers, cheese, fruit, or simply hold an arrangement of shells as a centerpiece. Cream with a high gloss glaze, the transfers are crisp and beautifully detailed. In extremely good condition for its age, this pattern is so highly sought out by collectors that it is getting quite rare to find. A gracious addition to your collection of luxury French faience, or to begin one. Measures 8~3/4" x 4"h.