The John & Rico Collection of
# 5269. A 19th century Veilleuse. Age: before 1875. Size: 9.75" tall / 5.75" x 4.5" foot. Polychromed Porcelain. Condition: The 'lid' or top of the tower is missing; edge flakes consistent with use and age. The body color of the porcelain is mauve. This Veilleuse is pictured on page 96 - Figure 53- of Harold Newman's book "Veilleuses-A Definitive Review of Ceramic Food and Tea Warmers of the 18th and 19th Centuries" published in 1967. He states in his book: "Comparable architectural veilleuses, probably late nineteenth century, are in the form of various rustic edifices, such as a windmill (fig.53) . . . a stone Alsatian Mill (fig. 55). . . " A rare and beautifully detailed French Porcelain form. Price: $1,500.00.
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