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COMPOTIER À COQUILLE

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Drawing Room


About this object

The ground is pink; in the center, on white, is a cluster of flowers and fruits in color; the inner edge of the rim is outlined by gold scalloped feathering; on the rim are three panels reserved in white, each containing two exotic birds in a landscape, and framed by gold flower sprays and small curved areas of lattice.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
COMPOTIER À COQUILLE
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
18th c.-19th c.
Size:
21.9 x 21.9 cm (8 5/8 x 8 5/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.104.2
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK; MONOGRAM .2 Crossed L's, the date letter Z for 1777 (?), a sword-for Evans, painter of birds, 1752-1806 (?). Also with the cipher DB (of Mme. Du Barry ?), the D in gold, the B in flowers; 26 incised.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973