BRUSSELS CABBAGE TUREEN AND COVER
FACTORY OF RUE DE LAEKEN
Circa 1760, Period of Jeanne vanden Driessche, Widow of Philippe Mombaers
Height: 20.5 cm.
Naturalistically modelled in the form of a bulbous cabbage. The cover and tureen decorated in a dappled pale green with well defined pale yellow veins. A stalk of pale yellow color at the base of the tureen divides into four curling leaves to form a four footed stand, which rise up to support the body . The knob of the domed cover is a yellow snail defined in black. Scattered over the body are small yellow snails and a caterpillar.