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Tureen stand

Tureen stand

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760-ca. 1765 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sceaux pottery factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware painted in enamels and gilt

  • Museum number:

    474-1870

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tureen stand, tin-glazed earthenware, oval with scalloped and waved rim and rococo scrollwork at the handles, all piecked out in maroon and the edge with gilding, the centre painted with naturalistic flowers

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1760-ca. 1765 (made)

Artist/maker

Sceaux pottery factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

a fleur-de-lys
painted in purple

Object history note

Bought from the Aigoin collection.

Descriptive line

Oval stand for a tureen, tin-glazed earthenware, with floral decoration painted in enamels, Sceaux pottery factory, France, about 1760-1765

Production Note

Acquired as Marseilles; reattributed to Sceaux. For an identical dish with similar painting and matching tureen dated to c. 1760-5 see Dorothée Guillemé Brulon, Paris & Rouen - Sources et rayonnement, Histoire de la Faïence Francaise, Paris, 1998, p. 152 top.

Subjects depicted

Rococo; Flowers; Scroll-work; Floral patterns; Scalloping

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Tableware & cutlery

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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