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Covered Tureen with Stand

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Tureen scroll handles joined by leaf and decorated with exotic birds, dog and fox, cover has leaf and lemon finial flanked by exotic birds, dog and leopard. Platter decorated with chickens etc. with fox attacking cockerel, brown trimmed borders. Scenes from the adventures of Chanticleer, from...

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Marks

Tureen: O P in yellow-green on underside. Stand: O.P. in manganese on underside of rim.

Provenance

By 1955, with Lucien Levy, Paris; June 25, 1955, sold by Lucien Levy to 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

Pot a oille et plateau

French, about 1780

Dimensions

(Tureen with cover): 28.1 x 31.4 x 26.7 cm (11 1/16 x 12 3/8 x 10 1/2 in.) (Stand): 2.9 x 38.6 cm (1 1/8 x 15 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2026a-c

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware (faience) with polychrome enamel decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware