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Polychrome putto and goat tureen and cover


•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.

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