Pair of Meissen Circular Tureens and Covers, Circa 1740
Pair of Meissen circular tureens and covers, circa 1740, painted in Kakiemon style with the flying fox/squirrel design , the lid and base each with a moulded band and painted with a red squirrel above a banded hedges and another yellow squirrel all amongst Indianische Blumen, the lid with scalloped brown edge and a pinecone finial; underglaze blue crossed swords to the base; , For a similar decorated tureen see: Meissener Porzellane mit Dekoren Ostasiatichen Vorbildern; based on the Ernst Schneider Collection.
diameter: 19cm. (7 1/2in.)
faults to finials;