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Serving dish
  • Serving dish
    Jean Berain the elder, born 1638 - died 1711
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Serving dish

  • Place of origin:

    Moustiers-Sainte Marie (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1720-ca. 1730 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Jean Berain the elder, born 1638 - died 1711 (decorator)
    Clérissy pottery factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue

  • Museum number:

    124-1887

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case Z1, shelf 1

Physical description

Large oval dish with moulded gadrooned border and painted border of interlacing ornament and busts, the centre painted in blue with grotesque ornament in the manner of Jean Bérain with Daphne and Apollo

Place of Origin

Moustiers-Sainte Marie (made)

Date

ca. 1720-ca. 1730 (made)

Artist/maker

Jean Berain the elder, born 1638 - died 1711 (decorator)
Clérissy pottery factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue

Object history note

Bought from the Fétis Collection
Acquisition type: Purchase

Descriptive line

Large oval serving dish, tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue with grotesque ornament in the manner of Jean Bérain, Clérissy pottery factory, Moustiers-Sainte Marie, about 1720-1730

Production Note

Acquired as Moustiers, 1700-45; reattributed to Olerys factory, about 1715 (howevery Olerys factory ran from 1739-49).

Materials

Earthenware

Subjects depicted

Grotesques

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Tableware & cutlery; Eating

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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