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Toilet-pot and cover
  • Toilet-pot and cover
    Saint-Cloud porcelain factory
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Toilet-pot and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Seine et Oise (made)

  • Date:

    1725-1750 (made)
    1762-1768 (mounted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Saint-Cloud porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain with relief decoration and silver mounts

  • Credit Line:

    Given by J. H. Fitzhenry

  • Museum number:

    C.455B&C-1909

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 25, shelf 7 []

Physical description

White porcelain toilet pot with cover, decorated with relief decoration of prunus blossom in the style of Chinese porcelain of Dehua kilns in the province of Fujian. The silver mounts are beaded and chased.

Place of Origin

Seine et Oise (made)

Date

1725-1750 (made)
1762-1768 (mounted)

Artist/maker

Saint-Cloud porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain with relief decoration and silver mounts

Dimensions

Height: 143 mm, Diameter: 90 mm

Object history note

One of a pair of toilet-pot with covers, C.455 to C-1909.

Descriptive line

Porcelain toilet-pot and cover from Saint-Cloud, Paris, 1725 - 1750 with French silver mounts 1762 - 1768.

Production Note

The French silver mounts were added at a later date.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Silver

Techniques

Relief; Glazed; Mounted

Subjects depicted

Prunus blossoms

Categories

Ph_survey; Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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