Covered tureen in the form of a carp

English
about 1755
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

8.89 x 12.7 x 40.64 cm (3 1/2 x 5 x 16 in.)

Accession Number

1975.734a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

molded scales, yellow and brown, head tail and fine mauve-brown. Inside grape leaves in natural colors. Mark: red anchor in cover. 1756 Sale C[A]t., 8th day, lot 74. “Two fine carp and two curious dishes to ditto” “Tail is on cover, dish shorter and straight end.”

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection