Here is a stunning set of 12 Cauldon, hand-painted turtle, terrapin or tortoise soup bowls. Each bowl features a finely detailed rendering of a turtle, terrapin or tortoise in a naturalistic aquatic setting. The bowls are completely encrusted in gold; the wavy rims are finished in a blue border dotted with gold. A set of such high artistic quality was likely custom ordered.
The species are identified on the back of the bowl as:
Pennsylvanian Mud Terrapin,
Hawks Bill Turtle,
European Pond Tortoise,
Japanese Variegated Terrapin,
Diamond Back Terrapin,
Diameter: 7 1/4 inches
Height: 1 1/2 inches
Excellent Condition, the painting is intact, there are very, very light wear to the gold on the bottom of the bowls, see photos
Made by Cauldon, Hanley, Stafforshire England for Davis Collamore, a luxury New York City 5th Avenue retailer at the turn of the century whose main competition was Tiffany & Co.
Layaway available for this item.
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Return accepted for any reason for full refund
12 Cauldon, England Hand-Painted Gilt Turtle Soup Bowls