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History in White House Silver: Monroe Soup Tureen

History in White House Silver: Monroe Soup Tureen

Artist
Jacques-Henri Fauconnier
Date of Work
1817
Credit
White House Historical Association

History in White House Silver: Monroe Soup Tureen

This silver soup tureen was created by renowned Paris silversmith Jacques-Henri Fauconnier circa 1817, during James Monroe's administration. Classical musicians appear in relief on the border of the tureen, and an eagle finial perches atop its cover. Height: 14 5/8 inches; length: 18 1/4 inches.

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