A Majolica Soup Tureen
A mid 18th century French majolica soupière (soup tureen) decorated with bouquets of flowers against a white background, the original lid topped by a handle in the shape of a lemon. Area of Strasbourg, circa 1760.
This tureen makes for a wonderful 'vide poches', a place where to empty out your pockets of keys, coins, mobile phone, etc.
Condition report: In good and un-restored condition. The surfaces of this soupière have are well-worn, with several small chips and hairline cracks, in keeping with its age and lots of use.
Dimensions: 28 x 18 cm, height 22 cm.