Large White Porcelain Chinese Rose Medallion Covered Tureen With Peach Finial (Serving Dish)
**Free Shipping. A large antique soup tureen or serving dish of the highest quality. Careully hand painted with rich enamels which are thick and colorful - pheonix birds, flowers, auspicious objects throughout. Elongated octagonal shape. Gilt peach handle- peaches being very auspicious in Chinese culture - they symoblise luck and good fortune in China. The design of the famous ideogram known as “Shou” or “Chou” is based on a peach pit and appears on many objects. The Rose Medallion style has gained much popularity recently.
Vintage Mid Century.
Condition is excellent.
17" long x 10 1/2" wide x 7 1/2" tall.