great soup tureen made entirely of silver, it takes the form of a giant clamshell on whose fluted lid are piled the ingredients for a rich stew. This amazing culinary showpiece was made between 1735 and 1740 by craftsmen under the direction of Juste-Aurèle Meissonier, the French designer who is considered the father of the Rococo.
Christopher Dresser (British, 1834–1904). Tureen and Ladle, ca. 1880. Manufacturer: Hukin & Health. British, London. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Promised gift of Paul F. Walter, 1991 (L.2004.64.1a–c)
The covered tureen of pomegranates and various fruits and vines on four scrolled feet; ladle with acanthus leaf and pear and terminal end, on tray with undulating rim with similar decoration, raised, round center for tureen. Italian ca 1970
Craftsman Michael Eden blends tradition with 3D technology and has developed a contemporary and highly attractive product through the use of a combination of drawing, 3D software and 3D printing technology,
Silver Dish Storr, Paul of Huguenot Descent 1808-1809 When the Catholic King Louis XIV revoked the religiously tolerant Edict of Nantes in 1685, Huguenots (French Protestants) were forced to leave the country. Many were craftsmen who settled in London. Their technical skills and fashionable French style ensured the luxury silver, furniture, watches and jewellery they made were highly sought after. Huguenot specialists transformed English silver by introducing higher standards of…
Antique Victorian showstopper extra large lidded tureen set with a stand (also referred to as an underplate) and ladle by Doulton Burslem in exquisite dried lavender blue coloured "Selborne" pattern made in England circa 1895. "WOW factor" collectable china piece: stunning display item or simply could be used for direct serving purpose... still fit for that with 125 year history behind it.