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A4451 Tureen with cover and base, Rococo style, tin-glazed earthenware, cover in the form of entwined fish, maker unknown, Delft, Holland, c. 1750. Click to enlarge.

Rococo style tureen from Delft

Made
  • c 1750
This is a Rococo style, tin-glazed earthenware (known as faience in Europe) covered tureen and stand decorated with entwined fish (Pike) made in Delft, Holland, in about 1750.

Naturally modelled tableware in the form of fruit, vegetables, fish, birds and even animal heads was fashionable in the mid-1700s. Modelled with great skill, these eye-catching Rococo dishes sat well alongside similarly-shaped jellies and ices on the table.

Light, asymmetrical and brilliantly decorative, the Rococo …

Summary

Object No.

A4451

Object Statement

Tureen with cover and base, Rococo style, tin-glazed earthenware, cover in the form of entwined fish, maker unknown, Delft, Holland, c. 1750

Physical Description

Tureen with cover and base, Rococo style, tin-glazed earthenware, cover in the form of entwined fish (Pike), maker unknown, Delft, Holland, c. 1750

Tureen, cover & stand, earthenware, pike form, Delft, Netherlands, c. 1750 (LC).

Dimensions

Height

120 mm

Width

192 mm

Depth

192 mm

Production

Made

  • c 1750

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1953

Acquisition Date

27 September 1953

Cite this Object

Harvard

Rococo style tureen from Delft 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 1 July 2022, <https://ma.as/181137>

Wikipedia

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