D1957. Polychrome Putto and Goat Tureen and Cover
Delft, circa 1765
The cover modeled as a reclining goat with a coat finely delineated in manganese, accompanied by a naked putto seated within molded scrolls and blue-painted floral sprays repeated below on the two-handled rococo oval tureen.
Height: 12.8 cm. (5 in.)
Provenance: Salomon Stodel Antiquités, Amsterdam, 1990; Dutch Private Collection
Similar examples: For a concise overview of goat tureens and models of goats with or without accompanying figures, see Van Aken-Fehmers 2001, p. 220, no. 54.