German, end of 19th cent. Fine stoneware. Elegant shape with cover and lean foot on square-cut base. The handles in the shape of plastical lion heads. At the front an oval reserve with soft Viennese-style motif 'Diana and Actaeon' on a deep blue underground with rich gold decoration. Bindenschild marke, inscribed 'Diana u. Aktäon, Nr. 976' and 'I 5779'. Verso prof. rest. H. 80 cm.