18th C. Chinese Export Fitzhugh Soup Tureen

18th C. Chinese Export Fitzhugh Soup Tureen

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

 

Dimensions: Approximately 13½” long (incl. handles) x 11½” 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.

 

Please note that this is a heavy item for shipping.

 

Condition: Under black light it appears that the knopf has had restoration; otherwise in excellent condition consistent with age and usage.