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Oval lidded tureen, liner and stand

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Fluted shallow oval tureen stand decorated with wrought fan-shaped clusters of overlapping leaves and interspersed berries. Oval tureen body with high slightly ribbed bombé sides with naroow molded and applied rim. Four scroll feet. Oval domed and bombé shaped tureen lid with narrow tooled...

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1768, Frederick Augustus III (b. 1750 - d. 1827), Elector of Saxony (Frederick Augustus I, King of Saxony) (original commission). By 1973, Antique Porcelain Company, New York; August 8, 1973, sold by the Antique Porcelain Company to William Appleton Coolidge (b. 1901 - d. 1992), Topsfield and Cambridge, MA; 1993, bequest of William Appleton Coolidge to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 27, 1993)

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Bequest of William A. Coolidge

German (Dresden), 1768

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Overall (tureen with lid): 28.3 x 38.8 x 21.6 cm (11 1/8 x 15 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.) Overall (tureen stand): 52 x 28.5 cm (20 1/2 x 11 1/4 in.) Overall (liner with lid): 16.6 x 28 x 20.6 cm (6 9/16 x 11 x 8 1/8 in.)

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Silver with gilding