Vintage soup tureen w/ grape vine decoration - Émile Tessier

SKU: 13775

A superb soup tureen / lidded salad bowl from the 1950s by Émile Tessier. It is beautifully decorated with grape vines and foliage. A rare model. Émile Tessier (1887-1971) was a well-known ceramist from Malicorne, Sarthe, in the North of France. He lived through two world wars and the German occupation. He was raised surrounded by potters and ceramists and eventually established his own atelier. He was inspired by ancient pottery and became well known for pure white pieces with decoration in relief, including twisted motifs, the Fleur de Lys, animals, flowers, and foliage. 

Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Approx. overall 11" high x 12½" wide (w/ handle) x 10¾"
Approx. overall 28cm high x 32cm wide (w/ handle) x 27cm

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