Cup in green and white porcelain bisque representing a mermaid, with her chest bare, blowing in a conch shell. Her hair up in a bun, she is sitting on a wave that breaks in the center of the cup. The lip is decorated with foliage and flowers. The bowl is mounted on a gilded bronze foot with a dragonfly, a shell and a stylized fish. These elements are connected by a branch.
This is an English work from the early 19th century.
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Dim: W: 15,4 in - D: 7,9in - H: 8,9in.
Dim: L:39cm, P:20cm, H:22,5cm.
One finger was glued back on