An English Creamware Shell- form Rococo Soup Tureen and Cover



Circa 1785

 

The beautiful tureen of bombe form has large scroll shell handles with their moulded terminals swirling almost a quarter of the way back onto the body of the tureen. The central section with moulded reeding. The cover is decorated with long moulded shell-edged rims and surmounted with a large and well-defined finial of a flower bud, the terminal of leaves and a smaller flower bud. The tureen has a rich cream colour.

 

Mark: Scratched no 16. to interior of lid and base of tureen

 

Dimensions: 9 inches high x 14 1/2 inches long x 7 1/4 inches wide



Dealer Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge, Inc.
Date: 1785
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Website http://www.vandekar.com/details.asp?inventoryNumber=NY08050
Price $3,750.00
Contact Paul Vandekar, 212-308-2022 or  info@vandekar.com

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