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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Tournai (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1763-1771 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Duvivier, Michel-Joseph (painter)
    Tournai porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr John George Joicey

  • Museum number:

    C.1674-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case Z, shelf 3

Physical description

Bowl of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. The side painted en camaïeuwith a landscape vignette with figures around ruins in purple enamel over a gilt ornamental device.

Place of Origin

Tournai (made)

Date

ca. 1763-1771 (made)

Artist/maker

Duvivier, Michel-Joseph (painter)
Tournai porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords and four crosses
Painted in gold

Dimensions

Height: 10.2 cm, Diameter: 22.9 cm

Object history note

From a service whose 19th century owners, the Groutaiers de Resquin, presented a tradition that it belonged to Mqr. de François-Antoine de Méan (1756-1831), last Prince-Bishop of Liège. Other pieces from the service are illustrated and described in Christine Deroubaix, Les Porcelaines de Tournai du Musée de Mariemont, 1958, no. 229-232; Mirelle Jottrand, Porcelaines de Tournai du XVIIIe siecle, Musée de Mariemont, 1969, cat. 54, and Saint-Omer, Le Porcelaines de Tournai (1987), cat. 24-5. See also Musée royal de Mariemont, Cent ans de porcelaines de Tournai, Le Legs André Belley (1984), cat. 1.

Descriptive line

Bowl of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, probably painted by M.-J. Duvivier, Tournai porcelain factory, Tournai, ca. 1763-1771.

Labels and date

Gallery 128 Decant 2003

The painting has been attributed to Michel-Joseph Duvivier, who is thought to have painted at the Chelsea porcelain factory before working at Tournai between 1763 and 1771. [07/06/2004]

Production Note

See object history note. For a related piece with the initials ID see C.78-1969

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Ruins; Landscapes (representations); En camaieu; Figures

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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