18th Century French Ornate Tureen (3 sizes available)

 

Made from metal alloy the French Tureen would have originally been filled with stews and represented wealth partly due to the habits of Louis X1V. Over time households would embellish tureens with family  inscriptions and the tureen grew to be a work of art in its own right and would be used as serving dishes for potatoes, soups, parsnips etc. Tureens are also made from ceramic and I have a section of them made in metal that when painted look like ceramic. 

 

These tureens come in 3 sizes and all have a ladel for dishing out your most favourable stew or soup....

The sizes are for the opening of the tureen. 

Handle to handle x Front to back

Small 2.8cm x 1.5cm

Medium 3.1cm x 1.8cm

Large 3.5cm x 2cm

 

 

Supplied in their raw state of alloy metal I would suggest two methods of finishing. The metal is dull but can be polished and will look like petwer (the metal contains petwer) but if you prefer a painted ceramic finish then use a metal primer and then a spray coat of your favourite colour. You could age it slightly by adding a wash of raw umber. 

 

 

18th Century French Ornate Tureen (3 sizes available)

£14.00Price
Size
    • French Trumeau Mirror approx. 7cm wide x 12.5cm hgh

    • Ladies wasp waist mannequin total height approx 4.5" to 5"

    • Gentlemans desk = 6.5cm high x 15.5cm wide  x 7.5cm deep.

    • Torchere = 10cm high x 4cm widest part x 2.6cm diameter on top.

    • Ladies desk = 12cm high x 10.8cm widest part x 5.5cm deep.

    • Commode by Francois Linke = 7cm high x 11cm widest part x 4.5cm deep.

    • Small French Console table = 6.5cm wide x 7cm high x 6.5cm wide

    • Small French table = 6.8cm high x 6.8cm wide x 3.9cm deep

    • Large french Mirror = 9cm wide x 12.5cm high (the actual oval mirror is 7cm x 5cm)

    • Large Girondelle Mirror 12cm x 6.5cm

     

Tel. 07539 880641                                  alison@alisondaviesminiatures.co.uk

© 2016 by Alison Davies Miniatures. 

  • Facebook App Icon