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A FAMILLE ROSE OVAL TUREEN-STAND

CIRCA 1770

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A FAMILLE ROSE OVAL TUREEN-STAND
CIRCA 1770
Moulded in the form of a lotus leaf with vein marks visible in low relief on the reverse, enamelled on the top with a European figure seated below a tree beside an elephant reclining to his side, within a band of cell-pattern at the everted shaped rim
9½ in. (24.2 cm.) wide
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Lot Essay

A pair of these stands with the matching tureens in the form of elephants is in the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, illustrated by W. R. Sargent, The Copeland Collection, Salem, 1991, pp. 206-208, no. 100. A stand, very similar to the present lot, originally in the collection of The Hon. Mrs. Nellie Ionides and now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is illustrated by C. Le Corbeilller, China Trade Porcelain: Patterns of Exchange, New York, 1974, p. 113, no. 48, and also by Hervouët and Bruneau, La Porcelaine des Compagnies des Indes à Décor Occidental, Paris, 1986, p. 105, fig. 4.73.
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