9 July 2001
A Ferriere la Petite hen-tureen, cover and stand
Naturally modelled with its head to the left resting on its side, with purple comb and wattle, yellow beak and yellow and black speckled plumage with yellow and puce markings, seated with chicks and eggs at its feet on a shaped oval stand applied with scattered seed within a green feuilles-de-choux border within a yellow and purple moulded rim (stand with two rim chips, crack from rim and minute rim chip, cover with small rim chip, restuck chip to rim and large shallow chip to one side of comb)
16 in. (40.5 cm.) wide
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Cf. the similar tureen in the Campbell Museum and illustrated in Selections from the Campbell Museum Collection (fifth edition, 1983), no. 9 and the similar example sold in these Rooms on 11th December 2000, lot 237.
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