Large faience baluster fountain with female mask handles on either side. In the centre, a spotted Fleur-de-Lys in relief holds a bronze plug where the original tap would have been. The whole decorated in camaïeu bleu (cobalt blue) on a white ground, with feathers in relief, flowers and lambrequins. The fountain rests on a raised circular socle or piédouche.
Lille, France, beginning of the 18th century
Missing lid and restored.
HEIGHT: 56 cm (22")
WIDTH: 40 cm (15¾")
DEPTH: 33 cm (13")