German Successionist Silver Tureen
A German Successionist silver tureen and cover. This deep octagonal bowl is raised on a shaped circular base. Circa 1925. Measures: 18 3/4″ H
An antique silver tureen that was made in Germany during the Successionist or Jugendstil period, which was a popular design movement in the late 19th and early 20th century. The tureen features a distinctive and ornate design and shape. German Successionist Silver Tureens were often used in formal dining settings, such as a grand banquet or reception, and were designed to be impressive and eye-catching. They were also highly functional, designed to keep food warm and fresh during a meal.
Today, German Successionist Silver Tureens are considered valuable antique silver pieces and are highly prized by collectors and enthusiasts of Jugendstil design. They can add a touch of elegance and luxury to a formal dining room or display case, and are often regarded as highly collectible and historically significant pieces of art.