642: Chinese Export Canton Soup Tureen & Undertray
Chinese Export Canton Soup Tureen & Undertray
with octagonal undertray, 19th century, blue and white porcelain, applied boars' head handles, architectural landscapes throughout.
8.5 in.; tray 12 x 15 in.
An accompanying note claims this piece was descended through the family of Commodore Matthew Perry, who opened Japan to trade in 1851.
Private Collection, Pittsboro, NC
Undertray with some minor surface scratches to the glaze as to be expected; overall very good/clean condition.