18th C. Chinese Export Fitzhugh Sauce Tureen

18th C. Chinese Export Fitzhugh Sauce Tureen

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Blue and white Fitzhugh pattern Chinese export porcelain sauce tureen, circa 1790.

 

Dimensions: Approximately 7½” long (incl. handles) x 5½” tall (incl. lid).


Decoration:

Both the lid and body have the typical Fitzhugh border pattern of a trellis diaper with spearheads and dumbbells.

 

They also have the typical Fitzhugh decoration of four sprays of chrysanthemums and peonies surrounding a central medallion.

 

The lid has a floral knopf.

 

Condition: Under black light it appears that one of the handles has been repaired; otherwise in excellent condition consistent with age and usage.