English Plain Creamware Rococo Shell-form Soup Tureen and Cover,
Staffordshire or Yorkshire,
The beautiful creamware tureen of bombe-form has large scroll shell handles with their molded terminals swirling almost a quarter of the way back onto the body of the tureen. The central section with molded reeding. The cover is decorated with long molded shell-edged rims and surmounted with a large and well-defined finial of a flower bud, the terminal of leaves and a smaller flower bud. The tureen has a rich cream color.
Mark: Scratched no 16. to interior of lid and base of tureen
Reference: Creamware and other English Pottery at Temple Newsom House, Leeds: A Catalogue of the Leeds Collection, Peter Walton, Page 95, #331.
|Dealer||Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge, Inc.|
|Measurements||9 inches high x 14 1/2 inches long x 7 1/4 inches wide|
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|Contact||Paul Vandekar, 212-308-2022 or firstname.lastname@example.org|