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Three Part Salt Cellar, one of two

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Drawing Room


About this object

The ground is pink; each section has a panel reserved in white containing a painted cluster of flowers in color, and framed by curved leaf and flower sprays in gold; the three-part handle of each is white, touched with gold, and resembles bunched twigs tied with ribbon.

Category:
ceramics, french
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
FRANCE: Sèvres
Date made:
1776
Size:
8.4 x 10.5 cm (3 5/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.103.2
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .2 Crossed L's, the date letter Y for 1776, and a sword, the mark for Evans (Etienne), painter of birds and butterflies, landscapes and flowers, 1752-1806; c j incised.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood"