Tureen with crayfish. 1749. French. Silver, cast in several parts and soldered together. Étienne-Jacques Marcq, silversmith (born ca. 1705–1781). Image © 2000–2019 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Tureen in the public domain due to age. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/462598
Tureen, stand and cover with sea creatures. Modeled on an actual sea shell. One of two tureens made for Evelyn Pierrepont, 2nd Duke of Kingston, in 1735-1740. Silver. Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier, designer. Made by Pierre-François Bonnestrenne and Henry Adnet. Image © Cleveland Museum of Art. Fair use license. via http://cefiro.main.jp/Juste_Aurele_Meissonier.html
Tureen with lid with boar’s heads and forelegs ornamenting either end with vegetables, crustaceans, and other game on the lid. Part of a large dinner service ordered by Louis-Alexandre de Bourbon, Comte de Toulouse in 1727. 1733-1734. French. Thomas Germain, silversmith. Image © 2019 Detroit Institute of Arts. Fair use license. via https://www.dia.org/art/collection/object/tureen-lid-liner-and-stand-45774
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