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Oval ceramic tureen- a broad deep covered dish for serving soup,stew or other foods. This tureen has the seal of the Qianlong Period of the Qing Dynasty.The Qianlong Emperor was a great connoisseur of art who was himself actively involved in painting, writing, poems and essays, doing calligraphy etc. The 60 years of his rule was a golden age of Chinese art. The mark on the bottom is the mark of the Qing Dynasty.