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Tureen with lid

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Rectangular with cut corners, molded rim, sides curve to splayed base. Red pig's head handles (one chipped) at ends. Domed cover with red, gold & pink fruit finial. Border of gold lines with scalloped inner edge & pendent bell flowers. Crowned ermine man

Inscription

Arms of Leopold II, Duke of Anhalt

Provenance

By 1941, the Winfield Foundation; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA.

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation

Tureen with lid and stand

Chinese export, about 1750

Object Place

China for export

Dimensions

Overall (tureen): 18 x 35 x 19 cm (7 1/16 x 13 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

51.925a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamels and gilding

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain