What is the history of the lions heads on French tureens?

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    xvimbi

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    Hi - Long-time lurker, first-time poster. Tonight, after finishing off a fresh batch of French onion soup, my lovely wife and I were wondering where the lions heads on the French tureens come from? Does anybody know their history? Thanks so much in advance! Cheers!