cabbage tureen, cover and stnad; porcilain in green glaze of verying tones; veining in yellow and green, younger leaves in yellow

Cabbage tureen, cover and stand, before 1754

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Throughout much of the 1700s, Strasbourg was the center of the faience (tin-glazed earthenware) industry in France. During the 1740s and 1750s, bright enamel colors—an innovation inspired by porcelain painting—became fashionable in Europe, as did ceramic objects shaped like animals, flowers, and vegetables.

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Cabbage Tureen (Strasbourg) (#772)
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Cabbage tureen, cover and stand
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Accession Number
84.85a-c
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cabbage tureen, cover and stnad; porcilain in green glaze of verying tones; veining in yellow and green, younger leaves in yellow