Manufacturer Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory, English, established ca. 1743/1745
  • Asparagus Tureen
Date ca. 1755
Medium Soft-paste porcelain with enamel decoration
Dimensions Overall: 4 1/4 × 7 1/4 × 3 7/8 inches (10.8 × 18.4 × 9.8 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Ruth Nugent Head in memory of her mother, Anna E. Kresge, and her husband, Henry W. Nugent Head
Accession Number F1985.85.2
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Fashionable Living: S330.2, Level 3 (see map)
Marks Marks, in overglaze red: [anchor] 18
Ruth Nugent Head;
1985-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Darr, Alan Phipps. "European Sculpture and Decorative Arts." Bulletin of the DIA: Annual Report 62, no. 3 (1986): pp. 22-24.