Caserta Tureen - 6.1 L - Handcrafted in Italy - Pewter
This solid pewter tureen is highly functional as well as decorative, evoking both the formality of a dinner service and yet the relaxed solidity of just doing things properly. Handcrafted by Italian pewter craftsmen, the pewter is skillfully embossed with a high level of detail, which gives a real sense of drama to the dining table.
The tureen is a respected part of a modern dinner service, however, the golden age of the tureen can be said to have been during the reign of Louis XIV when the dinner table, containing every dish at once, was refashioned so that each course was presented with an air of ceremony.
The soup tureen on its serving platter provided the opening ceremony, and the tureen was developed from a practical covered serving vessel into one of the most richly ornamented centrepieces of the formal apparatus of dining.
"Beautiful soup, so rich, and green, Waiting in a hot tureen" mouthwaters the Mock Turtle in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.
This extremely generously proportioned vessel can hold 6.1L of delicious offerings, from soup to sausage casserole; perfect for dinner parties or greedy teenagers ...
Size: Diameter 30 cm x Height 29 cm
Weight: 3790 g
Volume: 6.1 L
Materials Used: Pewter
Designer: Alberto Tabellini
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100% Lead Free
All Cosi Tabellini Pewter is 100% lead-free, so it is totally food & drink safe, and is both EU and US FDA approved.
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