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Tureen

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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A deep circular or oval bowl with a domed lid, handles and three or four short feet, used for serving soup or stew and, in smaller form, sauces. It often has a matching ladle and stand. Made in precious metals, pewter and ceramic, tureens occur singly and in pairs and sets. The tureen, whether of simple or elaborate design, has been in widespread use throughout Europe since the 18th century, and late 17th-century French designs

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