A Chinese Export Tureen with Provenance
A Rare Chinese export soup tureen and a tray, dated 1872. The complete provenance of this service is known and, in addition the tureen, is enameled with the word “Canton” and the date of purchase (see added photos). The tureen is 14 inches wide, the tray is 17 inches. The tureen has no damage or restoration; the tray was split and has been professionally restored.