An extremely rare Saint Omer Faience Boar Tureen and Cover

red-dot

 

 

 

 

 

 

An extremely rare Saint Omer Faience Boar Tureen and Cover, modelled life-size the neck and lower mouth forming the tureen, the head which forms the cover with wild staring eyes, snout and tusks, painted in ‘grand feu’ colours in tones of manganese, red and dark browns, the mouth baring teeth and wide open.

Circa 1751-1788

 

Height: 10 ins. ( 25.5cms.)

Length: 17 ins. ( 43cms.)

 

Literature:  An example at the Museum of Hambourg illustrated ‘Augenlust und Gaumenfreud Museum fur Kunst unde Gewerbe Hambourg’, p. 71.

 

Item No. 1155

© 2021 Brian Haughton Gallery