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On View Evelyn F. Bartlett Gallery, level 1

Object description

  • Chinese artist
  • Tureen, about 1745
  • Porcelain
  • China
  • W: 12 1/2 in (W: 31.7 cm)
  • Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously, 1977
  • E80286.AB

INSCRIPTION

#19 marked, meaning the 19th piece in the service

DESCRIPTION

Covered turren with Chinese river landscape all around the body in blue and red, the scene of two men on rafts, on both faces. Shell form handles with flower sprays below each rim. Diaper with floral reserves in quarters all around. The cover has a floral finial (reading outward) in blue and red; flower sprays in blue and red, in thirds. Roca Illerie border, all around; rim in iron red diaper with floral reserves in quarters.