Here is a stunning pair of hand-painted turtle (terrapin) soup bowls from Cauldon, England. Each bowl features a finely detailed rendering of a terrapin in a naturalistic aquatic setting. The bowls are completely encrusted in gold; the wavy rims are finished in a blue border dotted with gold.
The species are identified on the back of the bowl as Painted Terrapin and Chaibassa Terrapin.
We have another set of 12 of these bowls.
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.
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Pair of Antique English Hand-Painted Gilt Turtle Soup Bowls