Pair of covered tureens on stands

Title:
Pair of covered tureens on stands
Date: 
1785-1790
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall (a, stand): 1 in. × 7 5/8 in. × 5 5/8 in. (2.5 × 19.4 × 14.3 cm) Overall (b, cover and c, tureen): 4 in. ×
Description: 
Pair of identical 'famille rose' tureens with covers and stands; red and gold fruit top and stem knops and flange handles molded to look like stub-nosed animal heads with small ears; border decoration is composed of pink guilloche, pink drapering, and scrolling, with gilded rims; other decoration is composed of pink and purple floral clusters with green leaves.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny F. Clark
Object Number: 
INV.13479a-c-13480a-c
Marks: 
typed: label inside INV.13479a: "China owned by Anne Rapelje (1733-1789), wife of Gerardus Duyckinck, made at the time of their wedding in 1752/ Presented by Mrs. Fanny F. Clark, 1923."
Gallery Label: 
These tureens and stands belonged to Anna (Rapelje) Duycknick and Gerardus Duyckinck and were made at the time of their wedding in 1752.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group