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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770-ca. 1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sceaux pottery factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by J. H. Fitzhenry

  • Museum number:

    C.526-1909

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Oval in plan small foot, with low angular neck with gadroons and bay leaf moulding, and snake handles, painted in enamels with ribbons and floral festoons.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1770-ca. 1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Sceaux pottery factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in enamels

Object history note

Paper label: 'J. DENNERY, 49 RUE LAFITTE PARIS GARANTI ANCIEN 310 SSN 1NH SPECIALITE DES PORCELAINES ANCIENNES'

Descriptive line

Vase, decorated with swags of flowers and ribbons, by Sceaux pottery factory, France, ca. 1770-ca. 1780

Production Note

Acquired as Sceaux, mid-18th century; redated to the second half of the century; for a Sceaux bulb pot dated to c. 1770-80 and with the same bay leaf moulding see Dorothée Guillemé Brulon, Paris & Rouen - Sources et rayonnement, Histoire de la Faïence Francaise, Paris, 1998, p. 160 centre.

Subjects depicted

Flowers (plants); Ribbon

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Containers

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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