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Catalog Number R1967.1.108.1a
Object Name Tureen
Description Tureen of oval bombe shape with angular foliate knop and molded scroll-and-shell handles; decorated in famille rose enamels and gold, tureen with pendant borders of entwiend floral chains and foliate garlands, cornucopia filled with flowers and surrounded by floral sprays, scallop-and-tassel band at the foot; stand decorated en suite.

A c. 1780 tureen of this shape decorated with a Meissen-style design of floral festoons and birds is documented in Howard and Ayers. An identical tureen to the one illustrated here is exhibited by Phillips.

Tureens of this form copy a Meissen example, although later versions lack the detailed molding found on those produced during the eighteenth century.
Year Range from 1780
Year Range to 1790
Material Hard-Paste Porcelain
Place of Origin Made in Jingdezhen, China
Collection The Reeves Center
Credit line Mr. and Mrs. Euchlin D. Reeves Collection in memory of Mrs. Chester Green Reeves and Miss Lizzie H. Dyer
On View No