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French 17th & 18th centuries furniture and Arts
Important and exceptional perfume burner in porcelain of Capodimonte polychrome enhanced by a fine gilding and provided with a decoration of a great richness treated in relief of a festive scene with dancing cherubs as well as large heads of women and fauns connected by garlands and arabesques. The cherubs dancing on a bucolic landscape.
The lid decorated with another cherub and pierced with small holes for perfumes. It rests on a large shower foot also abundantly decorated with flowers and golden motifs.
Signed N crowned on the back of the base dating from the early nineteenth century circa 1830.
In perfect condition.
Dimensions: h.80 cm x diameter.32 cm.
The porcelain of Capodimonte is a porcelain produced by the factory of the same name established in 1743 on the hilly area of Capodimonte of Naples, under the aegis of Charles de Bourdon, king of Naples and future Charles III of Spain .
Together with his wife, Queen Maria Amelia, they established the Royal Manufactory of Capodimonte, adjacent to the Capodimonte Palace in Naples.
The shaped pieces of porcelain of Capodimonte signed with a crowned N are very appreciated by the collectors.