Description & Technical information

European Market

A famille rose deep oval tureen, cover and stand painted with sprays of flowers, with plumed lady handles and a coronal knop after Meissen forms.

This is a fine example of this rare shape, brightly enamelled and in excellent condition. The elaborate handles of faces with plumed headdresses and the crown-form knop were originally created at Meissen and are found on European tureens of this period.

Date:  Qianlong period, circa 1760
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  China
Medium: Porcelain famille rose
Dimensions: 29.2 x 38 cm (11¹/₂ x 15 inches)
Categories: Oriental and Asian Art