Four (4) Chinese Export Canton Tureens. 1st-2nd items: Two near pair Chinese Export Canton porcelain blue and white covered tureens, one slightly more oval than other, both with boar's head handles and helmet finials and detailed scenes of Cantonese seascapes dotted with pagodas, temples and sailing vessels, 6" x 11 1/2" x 8" and 6" x 10 3/4" x 8", both mid to late 19th century. 3rd-4th items: Two near pair Chinese Export Canton porcelain blue and white covered vegetable serving dishes, both with shell finials, detailed scenes of pagodas, temples and sailing vessels on lid and in interior and with floral decoration on exterior rims. 3 1/2" x 10 3/4" x 8 1/2" and 4" x 11" x 8 3/4", both mid to late 19th century. Provenance: The estate of Dr. Benjamin H. Caldwell, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. The larger vegetable dish has glaze voids around the outer rim (appears to be related to the firing process, not damage).
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