A Chinese blue and white platter and soup tureen with cover, late 18th/early 19th century
A Chinese blue and white platter and soup tureen with cover, late 18th/early 19th century. The tureen is modelled with zoomorphic animals head handles and the cover is mounted with a pomegranate finial. The cover is painted in underglaze blue with flowers and foliage and the main body depicts a riverscape with pagodas and figures on boats. The platter, also decorated in underglaze blue, depicts the same riverscape scene with pagodas and figures on boats enclosed within a band of decoration and an outer foliate border. Tureen: 13.4 in (34 cm) length. Platter: 14.6 in (37.1 cm) length.
Auction Date: September 2019