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TWO-HANDLED SAUCE BOAT (SAUCIÈRE À DEUX BECS)

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Porcelain Room


About this object

The ground is turquoise-blue, the shape has two spouts, the two handles are white and each resembles two crossed stalks of celery, on each side are strings of beads and sprays of leaves in gold, at each end is an oval panel, framed by a plain gold band, containing a cluster of flowers on white surrounded by a wreath of laurel leaves and berries, on one end yellow and blue cornflowers, on the other red roses.

Category:
ceramics, french
Object name:
TWO-HANDLED SAUCE BOAT (SAUCIÈRE À DEUX BECS)
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
FRANCE: Sèvres
Date made:
1785
Size:
19.4 x 24.5 cm (7 5/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.17
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK Crossed L's, the date letter Y for 1786 to the right, and H H for Bouillat (Edmé-Francois), père, painter of fruit and flowers, butterflies etc...1758-1810
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood"