Length: 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm.)
Height: 11 in. (27.9 cm.)
The basket weave pattern visible on this Meissen tureen is called alt-ozier, introduced at Meissen in 1735. The word osier in French refers to the various willow twigs that were used for basket weaving and wicker work. The Germans adopted this expression for this type of molded decoration.