344. Large Chinese Export Porcelain Blue White Soup Tureen 18thCt


 

A Superb Chinese Export Blue and White Porcelain Nanking pattern Covered Vegetable or Soup Tureen of traditional form and dome cover, of quite large proportions, last quarter of the Eighteenth Century.

The shaped rectangular covered soup tureen with twin Boar head handles, hand painted Nanking Pattern depicting a large tree. The original firm fitting cover with flowering Chrysanthemums and a central finial modeled as a flower bud.

Condition: Wonderful condition for such an early piece, just a few very tiny paint losses. This piece is typically unmarked. Back and front views are similar. Heavy item!

Width: 14” (35.5cm). Depth: 8.25” (21cm). Height: 7.5” (19cm).