Stunning decorative and quite rare to find Old Paris Antique Tureen, a gorgeous shape, delicate hand painted gilt on a sublime pink ground with pristine white accents. Beyond thrilling, this miniature collectible gem is gorgeous! This heirloom quality piece has the traditional applied handles, the lid is centered with a rope motif handle, with elegant styling and presence.
Attached underplate with gracious curves completes this 19th century piece. Perfect for serving vegetables, use it for display only, or surprise your guests by serving ice cream or macarons for dessert in this gem. Unmarked as so many of these early pieces were. Display with pride on your French Buffet, fill this with masses of garden roses as a centerpiece for your most elegant dinner parties, this piece will make your collection of luxury antique French pieces jealous. In good antique condition, with slight wear to the gilt and two small chips to the underside which do not show when the lid covers the tureen. Measures 9-3/4" x 6" x 5-3/4".