Soup Tureen with Cover and Tray

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-6778

Description

Oval porcelain tureen (a) with cover (b) and tray (c). Two reeded, double twisted handles, passion flower finial. Swelling oval body; oval tray. Green tendrils, pink peonies, flowers and butterflies on metallic gold ground. Scrolled medallions of 1) people engaged in various activities, 2) flowers, birds, insects; circular medallion with gold border, center of platter and on sides of tureen of birds, flowers and insects.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sauce tureens
platters
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
underglazing
Chinese export
Tureen
Tureen

Additional Identification Number

1939.268A,B,C

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

11 x 14 1/2 x 11 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from the children of General Francis Henry Appleton

Accession Number

1939.268A-C