Design for a Tureen

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The vessel rests on swans posed on columns. The handles are in the form of snakes, and the finial is composed of a recumbent lion. The base rests on cloven hoofs springing from acanthus leaves. A repeating leaf arabesque motif encircles the base. Made in: Germany. Date: 1820s. Record ID: chndm_1911-28-374.

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