Antique English Creamware Shell- form Rococo Soup Tureen and Cover, Staffordshire or Yorkshire(91 views)
Description: The beautiful creamware tureen of bombe-form has large scroll shell handles with their moulded terminals swirling almost a quarter of the way back onto the body of the tureen. The central section with moulded reeding. The cover is decorated with long moulded shell-edged rims and surmounted with a large and well-defined finial of a flower bud, the terminal of leaves and a smaller flower bud. The tureen has a rich cream colour.
Condition Report: Excellent
Dimensions: 9 inches high x 14 1/2 inches long x 7 1/4 inches wide
Literature: Creamware and other English Pottery at Temple Newsom House, Leeds: A Catalogue of the Leeds Collection, Peter Walton, Page 95, #331.
Medium: creamware pottery
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