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Pair of Doccia Sweetmeat Dishes


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Dates Circa 1780
Medium Porcelain
Origin Italy
Description Pair of Doccia sweetmeat dishes - hard-paste porcelain moulded in the form of a leaves, the stalk forming the handle.

12.5cm Wide (from tip of leaf to end of stalk)

12cm Deep

The Doccia porcelain manufactory, at Doccia, a frazione of Sesto Fiorentino, near Florence, was founded in 1735 by Marchese Carlo Ginori (1702–1757), Italian politician (Tuscany).
Condition One has a stress crack and the other has a small area where the glaze has not adhered - All as shown.