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D1624. Polychrome ‘Petit Feu’ Sauce Tureen, Cover and Stand

Delft, circa 1760

The bombé tureen and cover each painted on one side in iron-red, yellow, blue, rose, green and black with a large spray of a tulip and other flowers, on the other side with another large floral spray and under the foliate-loop handles at the ends with a green and yellow insect and green foliate sprig, the tureen shoulder and ankle and the notched cover rim outlined with a rose line, the cover surmounted by a knop formed as a reddish-yellow apple sprig with three green leaves, and the center of the stand with a spray of roses, smaller flowers and green leaves within six floral sprigs on the rim, its edge molded with eight foliate scrolls outlined and feathered on their tips in iron-red.

 

Lengths: 21 and 20 cm. (8¼ and 7⅞ in.)

 

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