Asparagus Tureen, ca. 1755

  • Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory, English, established ca. 1743/1745

Soft-paste porcelain with enamel decoration

  • Framed: Overall: 4 1/4 × 7 1/4 × 3 7/8 inches (10.8 × 18.4 × 9.8 cm)

Bequest of Ruth Nugent Head in memory of her mother, Anna E. Kresge, and her husband, Henry W. Nugent Head

F1985.85.2

On View

  • Fashionable Living: S330.2
  • Fashionable Living: S330.2

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Soft paste porcelain
  • Ceramic
  • Tableware
  • Tureen
  • London
  • Asparagus

Provenance

Ruth Nugent Head; 1985-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Darr, Alan Phipps. "European Sculpture and Decorative Arts." Bulletin of the DIA: Annual Report 62, no. 3 (1986): pp. 22-24.

Rights Status

Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory, Asparagus Tureen, ca. 1755, soft-paste porcelain with enamel decoration. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Ruth Nugent Head in memory of her mother, Anna E. Kresge, and her husband, Henry W. Nugent Head, F1985.85.2.