• D1866. Pair of Polychrome Pheasant Tureens and Covers
Delft, circa 1780
Each with a claw mark in manganese for De Klaauw (The Claw) factory, one with numeral 6 and the other with numeral 7
Each with blue eyes, legs and beak open to reveal an orange tongue, the plumage finely and naturalistically delineated in manganese, carrying a similarly colored chick on its back and one emerging from under its chest, and modeled seated on a green rectangular base, its top molded with frogs, snakes and leaves, and a scalloped edge.
Lengths: 23 and 22.2 cm. (9.1 and 8.7 in.)
Provenance: The Collection of Baron Karl van Caloen, Loppem