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ICE PAIL WITH LINER AND COVER, ONE OF A PAIR

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ICE PAIL WITH LINER AND COVER, ONE OF A PAIR

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Drawing Room


About this object

The background is turquoise-blue. Underneath each angular handle is a garland of flowers with ribbons in gold. On each face is an oval panel reserved in white painted with a landscape with two exotic birds in natural colors within gilt borders. The rectangular handles are in white touched in gold. The pail has three bun feet. The liner has turquoise edges. The cover has the same decoration of gilt floral swags that appears under each handle of the ice pail.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
ICE PAIL WITH LINER AND COVER, ONE OF A PAIR
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
18th c.-19th c.
Size:
12.1 × 24 cm (4 3/4 × 9 7/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.10.3-5
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK No marks on pails since the bottoms are painted turquoise-blue, no mark on the cover
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973