Here we have a lovely and perfect centerpiece for the dining table or sideboard. This Chinese export treasure is in very good condition with a few nicks from 200 plus years of adorning beautiful dining rooms in the past. The lovely pig head handles and dragon cover handle makes for great conversations. The hand-painted motifs include peonies, butterflies, mountains. Pagodas, fences, and beautiful gardens.
Provenance: Sothebys past auction lot 142 sale 9976
Condition: A section of the rim cutout to accommodate for a ladle. The tureen with a chip to the rim and foot. Presents beautifully!
Tureen with Cover on stand: 13.5 inches x 9.25 inches x 9.25 (34 x 24 x 24 cm).