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Chinese Mandarin Subject Export Tureen, Ca. 1800

China Ca. 1800

This is a Chinese porcelain tureen made for the Western market. It displays finely delineated details, a colorful pallet and complex design elements. The cover and under plate have a heraldic device of a phoenix. All three pieces have the same Mandarin courtyard scene. The base has a rabbit formed handle on each end.

Price

SOLD

Condition

Light stacking wear and a re-stuck restored small piece on the rim edge to the under plate. The cover has had the knopf re-stuck and restored. The base has a small interior flake at the rim. All pieces have light scattered fritting and retain nearly all the gold. The repairs are professionally done and are difficult to detect

Measurements

Tureen 10.5" L X 8.5" D X 7" H
Under Plate 12" L X 9.75" D

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