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Wine glass cooler - seau a rafraîchir
  • seau a rafraîchir
    Olérys and Laugier's pottery factory
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seau a rafraîchir

  • Object:

    Wine glass cooler

  • Place of origin:

    Moustiers-Sainte Marie (made)

  • Date:

    1739-1749 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Olérys and Laugier's pottery factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed eathenware, painted

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case Z1, shelf 2

Physical description

Tin-glazed eathenware wine glass cooler, cylindrical, with four mask handles picked out in green, the exterior painted with formal plant ornament and scattered sprigs

Place of Origin

Moustiers-Sainte Marie (made)


1739-1749 (made)


Olérys and Laugier's pottery factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed eathenware, painted

Marks and inscriptions

painted in monogram in ochre

painted in green for the painter Solomé cadet

Object history note

From the collection of Mrs Margaret Pennington. Bought from or through W. W. Winkworth.
Acquisition type: Purchase

Descriptive line

Tin-glazed earthenware wine glass cooler, cylindrical with four mask handles picked out in green, Olérys and Laugier's pottery factory, Moustiers-Sainte Marie, about 1739-1749

Production Note

For a similarly marked wares see Dorothée Guillemé Brulon, Moustiers and Marseilles - Sources et rayonnement, Histoire de la Faïence Francaise, Paris, 1998, p. 35.

Subjects depicted

Masks; Grotesques


Ceramics; Earthenware; Containers; Drinking


Ceramics Collection

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