English Imari pattern porcelain tureen or fruit cooler, possibly Spode, Derby or Coalport. Urn form, the lid and exterior body of urn with alternating bands of floral decoration on cobaltblue or white grounds, acanthus leaf spray handle andlamb's tongue trim to lid, body with animal mask and fruit handles with additional gilt foliate decorations to flared rim, all on a raised square base. Urn is attached to base with screw and secured with cement. 14 1/2" H x 13 1/2" W. Early 19th century. Provenance: Living Estate of Frances Fulton, Knoxville, TN. CONDITION: Restorations to rim of lid and joint of urn and base. Lid with old 1 1/4" x 3/8" break to edge. Hairlines to urn, including one that extends from rim to lower portion of body. 2 3/4" hairline extending from top to underside of lid. Minor areas of loss to gilt, primarily on handles. Overall crazing.
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