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Tureen with cover and stand

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Press-molded. Oval, quatre-lobed form. Applied green and puce branch handle with green oak leaves and gold acorns. Gilt gadrooned rim.

Marks

fretted square in underglaze blue on tureen and stand

Provenance

By 1965, Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

English, about 1770

Dimensions

Overall (tureen): 19.6 x 30 x 23 cm (7 11/16 x 11 13/16 x 9 1/16 in.) Other (stand): 6.4 x 34 x 26.8 cm (2 1/2 x 13 3/8 x 10 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2162a-c

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with underglaze scale blue ground, decorated in polychrome enamels and gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain