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Höchst pair of woodcock tureens


Code: MB587

Circa 1750-55

Hard-paste porcelain

Length: 13 in. (33 cm.)

Marks: wheel mark to both tureens, incised NI to both stands

A faience pair without stands is illustrated in Ruth Berges, From Gold to Porcelain: The Art of Porcelain and Faience, New York, 1963, p. 59, fig. 48. This is the pair in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. A single example is in the Museum Angewandte Kunst, formerly the Museum für Kunsthandwerk in Frankfurt am Main, there identified as a schnepfe (snipe).