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Covered tureen in the form of a carp

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molded scales, yellow and brown, head tail and fine mauve-brown. Inside grape leaves in natural colors. Mark: red anchor in cover. 1756 Sale C[A]t., 8th day, lot 74. "Two fine carp and two curious dishes to ditto" "Tail is on cover, dish shorter and straight end."

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, about 1755

Object Place

England

Dimensions

8.89 x 12.7 x 40.64 cm (3 1/2 x 5 x 16 in.)

Accession Number

1975.734a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain