A Chinese export armorial porcelain octagonal sauce tureen and cover with indented corners, with boars head handles surmounted with a bud form finial, the arms of Bouchier painted on each side between bianco sopra bianco different flower heads and famille rose flower heads on the facets, the cover with spear head border.
7 1/8 inches, 18.2 cm handle to handle.
Qianlong circa 1760.
Finial stem restored.
Provenance & Additional Information
- The arms are described by David S Howard in Chinese Armorial Porcelain, Vol. 1, no. p. 15.
- It’s amusing to note there appears to be an incised cross on the underside.