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This object is eligible for a Certificate of BADA Provenance

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BADA 2020

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About the object

Chinese export porcelain tureen and stand of monumental size, after a Meissen form decorated in opaque enamels from the famille rose (fencai) palette with flowers and roosters

Circa 1750, Qianlong reign, Qing dynasty

This piece is a perfect form copy, except for the base of the handles, of a soup tureen manufactured by Meissen in 1735/45.

Illustrated: Yuan to Qing Ceramics, by A. Varela Santos, 2016/2017, cat. 78.

Literature:

Chinese Export Porcelain in North America, by J.M. Mudge, New York 1986, p. 150, cat 226 for a similar tureen from the “Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities;

The Choice of the Private Trader, by D.S. Howard, Minneapolis 1994, p. 116, cat. 103 for a similar tureen without the stand;                           

Exposição de porcelana da Companhia das Índias, Museu da Quinta das Cruzes, Funchal, Madeira, Setembro/Outubro 1960, cat. 123 for a similar tureen but with different decoration.

Dimensions

With Stand: 37.5 cm, 14¾ in; Height. Tureen: 34 cm, 13½ in.