About this artwork
This is one of a group of ten tureens of differing size said to have been made for a Prince de Rohan in about 1725. These tureens are among the first to have been made in silver or porcelain, as tureens did not become an essential element in table services until the next decade.
- Du Paquier Porcelain Manufactory (Manufacturer)
- Hard-paste porcelain, polychrome enamels, and gilding
- H. 15.1 cm (5 15/16 in.); diam. 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.)
- Gift of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of his wife, Florence Ellsworth Wilson