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•D1767. Pair of Polychrome Duck Tureens and Covers

Delft, circa 1750

One numbered 25 in blue on the tureen and cover interior, the other one with an unknown mark in manganese on the tureen interior

Each bird naturalistically modeled, seated affronté with a slightly turned head and well molded plumage finely delineated in manganese, green, blue and iron-red plumage, with an iron-red bill and eyes.

Heights: 8.2 and 8.4 cm. (3.2 and 3.3 in.); Lengths: 11.8 and 12 cm. (4.6 and 4.7 in.)

Provenance:
Frederik Müller & Co., Amsterdam 1912;
The Joseph M. Morpurgo Collection, Amsterdam

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