A rare Saint-Cloud tureen and cover circa 1720-30

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Lot 163
A rare Saint-Cloud tureen and cover
circa 1720-30

Sold for £ 9,840 (US$ 12,238) inc. premium
A rare Saint-Cloud tureen and cover
circa 1720-30
white, the deep bowl raised on three dragon's feet and applied with dragon's head handles, moulded with a Chinese style garden landscape, including cranes and large flowering plants, the rims gadroon-moulded, the domed cover with an urn-shaped foliate finial, 27.7cm high (cover broken and riveted, one foot repaired, base cracked) (2)

Footnotes

  • For another example of this rare shape in the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, see The St.-Cloud Manufactory, New York exhibition catalogue, 1999, no. 98, p. 180
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