Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Ecuelle

ca. 1745-1765 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Low circular bowl with two 'ear' handles and domed cover with button finial, painted in colours with flowers on a yellow ground. Lacking stand.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Bowl
  • Cover
Materials and Techniques
Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours
Brief Description
Tin-glazed earthenware ecuelle and cover, painted in colours, made about 1745-1765, probably at Moustiers-Sainte Marie
Physical Description
Low circular bowl with two 'ear' handles and domed cover with button finial, painted in colours with flowers on a yellow ground. Lacking stand.
Credit line
Bequeathed by Stuart Gerald Davis
Object history
Collector's label: 'Montpellier S. France'
Production
Acquired as Moustiers or Montpellier, c. 1750. For discussion of Moustiers and Montpellier see Dorothée Guillemé Brulon, Moustiers and Marseilles - Sources et rayonnement, Histoire de la Faïence Francaise, Paris, 1998, p. 49-51.
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.186&A-1951

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record createdJune 7, 2004
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