A Paris Porcelain Compote Vase
A mid 19th century French Napoleon III period 'Old Paris' white porcelain compote Classical vase, the bowl and rim decorated with finely-fretted (reticulated) patterns. Please note, this is a potter's virtuoso work, where any fault in the manufacture would end up cracking in the kiln. Area of Paris, circa 1850.
Condition report: In good and un-restored condition. A hairline crack on the top rim (see photo).
Dimensions: 34 x 19 cm, height 23 cm.