English Soup Tureen Made, circa 1820


Made by Hicks and Meigh circa 1820, this lovely tureen is perfect for flowers. The lively decoration is full of color. We see a butterfly hovering above a flower-filled garden. Pink fruit tree blossoms and purple peonies rise above cobalt blue rockwork. Green leaves and small ochre-colored flowers complete the scene. The tureen has no cover.

Dimensions:13.5″ long x 9″ wide x 6.5″ tall, the inside depth is 5″

Condition: Excellent with slight rubbing to the gilt on handles only (see image # 6).

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Background of Ironstone

Ironstone is vitreous pottery first made in Britain in the early 19th century. Charles James Mason patented it as Mason’s Ironstone in 1813. Ironstone became famous as a stronger, less expensive alternative to porcelain. In appearance and properties, it is similar to fine stoneware.


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