Superb Limoges Porcelain tureen and cover. Marked G. D and Cie. Dating to the 1890's this is a truly beautiful example of Limoges porcelain.
The Rococo design incorporates a beautiful delicate floral pattern, over a body moulded with fluted shell-like designs and is finished by highly decorative handles to either end of the tureen and another to the cover.
This a very rare survivor of an era when tableware was a luxury to be appreciated in all its glory and this piece certainly doesn't disappoint.
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Measures: 7 1/2 inches high including top handle and 5 1/4 inches high to rim opening -14 1/2 inches wide from handle to handle.
opening measures 9 3/4 inches x 6 1/2 inches
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