Large Limoges, France Art Nouveau soup or oyster tureen in a gorgeous floral design of wild pink geraniums by the famous France porcelain manufacturer, William Guerin is being offered for your consideration. This large tureen is in excellent condition.
The specialty dish of Christmas Eve in many homes of my childhood and today is clam chowder; while in the late 1800's and early 1900's it was oyster stew ( hence the name, oyster tureen ), and of course there was ( and still is ) a need for a magnificent serving piece for the presentation of the family's specialty dish. Your family my serve seafood gumbo, paella or another fabulous gourmet palate pleasing dish deserving of such a magnificent stage presentation!
This grand presentation piece measures 12 inches handle to handle by 8 1/4 inches and is 6 1/2 inches tall to the top of the lid's finale it retains 90 to 95% of the gold trim. There are no chips, cracks or hairlines; the wonderful tureen is stamped with both the manufacturer's and the professional in-house decorator's marks. There are the era typical anomalies of glaze pits, dust 'bumps' and tiny iron specks. Classy and classic are written all over this stand alone beauty for your fine dining pleasure or decor ( it is equally gorgeous gracing the sidebar, buffet or even being the dining room center piece in the off season)! (1204Z)
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