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  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1765 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sceaux pottery factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Stuart Gerald Davis

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 47, shelf 5

Physical description

Rectangular, with cut away crested front, the rear with three comparments, the central one with four pen holes, painted in enamels with floral swags and bouquets, the edges picked out in red, yellow and maroon

Place of Origin

France (made)


ca. 1765 (made)


Sceaux pottery factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in enamels

Descriptive line

Rectangular inkstand of tin-glazed earthenware painted in enamels, made by Sceaux pottery factory, France, about 1765

Production Note

Acquired as Sceaux, c. 1765

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Festoons


Ceramics; Earthenware; Personal accessories


Ceramics Collection

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