tureen & stand

tureen & stand


Public: Pair of lidded soup tureens and stands, with twisted cord handles, applied relief flowers and relief-moulded acanthus and feather-edge borders. Plain cream coloured earthenware. Private: Four-lobed oval soup tureen curving in to spreading four-lobed foot with relief-moulded shell-fluted and feather-edge border. Deep fluted sides to body, with bold moulded acanthus leaves reaching across sides from either end, beneath undulating rim with feather-edge border along sides. Double intertwined twisted cord handles at each end beneath rim, two upper terminals ending in moulded briar sprigs, two lower terminals ending with flower-and-leaf applied reliefs. Four-lobed oval cover with bulbous scrolling handles at either end and undulating fluted sides with feather-edge border to rim. Cover rises to dome with twisted cord loop handle, terminals ornamented with applied relief flowers and leaves, two pierced holes to either side. Four-lobed oval stand with lozenge-shaped footring, deep flat well, and broad flattened rim moulded with downturned acanthus handles at either end and shell-fluting within feather-edge border along sides. Pale cream coloured earthenware with finely crazed greenish glaze.

Object Name

tureen & stand

Date Created

1770=1780 (circa)


overall: 198cm
stand: 36cm x 242cm

accession number


Place of creation




Bequeathed by Thomas Tylston Greg


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