Mary Helen McCoy Fine Antiques
Memphis, TN
Tel:  901-786-8115 • Email: MHMcAntq@aol.com

Description:

A fine and rare example of a French, 18th century, soupière en faïence (two-handle, faïence soup tureen with lid) from Marseille with a rich, finely painted polychrome decoration of flowers and insects on a rocaille form. Red fish and shellfish surmount a domed cover. Two handles with shells and four scroll feet support the bowl.

Vetted Antique Shows/Fairs
The International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show, New York, NY, 2008

Provenance
Veuve Perrin Factory, Marseille, France
Private Collection, Tours, France
Mary Helen McCoy Fine Antiques, Charleston, South Carolina

Stock no. 1269
Origin: Marseille, France
Circa: 1760-1770
Height: 14 ins.
Width: 15 ins.
Depth: 12.25 ins.