Large Chinese Porcelain Ornamental Tureen. Deep Red, Heavily Gold Embellished. According to a Chinese porcelain expert, in China, a similar item called “top-grader pot” was first used for cooking but later on became mostly a decorative item. This large round tureen with lid set is painted in deep red, green, blue and gold, with pastoral scenes on two faces of the bowl, two on top of the lid, and scrolled Jacobean style vining highlighted with gold on both sides of the bowl and two panels of the lid. The lid finial is red and gold, centered over a spray of tobacco leaves. Foo dog faces in gold glaze ornament each side of the bowl. Both pieces are in as new condition with no chips, cracks, nicks or abrasion. It is made by Oriental Accent, and stamped “Not for food use” on the underside. Felt pads have been applied to the bowl’s bottom to prevent damage to fine furniture finishes. Pads are also applied to the under-rim edge of the lid to protect the lid and bowl from mutual damage. Dimensions: overall width at handles, 15. Bowl diameter at rim, 23.5. Height of bowl without lid, 7.75. Overall height to handle top with lid in place, 13.5. Knob/finial, 2.75″ tall, 2.75″ diameter. All porcelains in our curated collection are carefully cleaned and sanitized prior to listing and sale. Many of our pieces are one of a kind, and cannot be replaced. We provide many photographs and try to provide full information about the condition of the listings. We will provide additional photos upon request. Due to the nature of antique, vintage, and previously owned items, there may be blemishes, nicks, or other imperfections consistent with age and use. We photograph and describe any such flaws if detected. No flaws were detected in this set. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Bowls”. The seller is “the_elegant_host” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Primary Material: Porcelain & Pottery
- Color: Multi-Color
- Original/Reproduction: Contemporary
- Region of Origin: China