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DRAPED VASE (VASE BOUTEILLE EN ECHARPES) (ONE OF TWO)

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DRAPED VASE (VASE BOUTEILLE EN ECHARPES) (ONE OF TWO)

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Porcelain Room


About this object

The ground is turquoise-blue, the shape is that of an urn with a pedestal foot, the neck is narrow and covered with curving ridges in turquoise-blue alternating with white channels, the same motif is repeated on the cap-like lid, draped around the body is a simulated white cloth decorated with stripes and dots in gold.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
DRAPED VASE (VASE BOUTEILLE EN ECHARPES) (ONE OF TWO)
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
1758-1778
Size:
26 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.186.1
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK Unmarked; .1 PT incised on ring foot, for Tristant (Pierre-Aymond l'aine) 1758-1788, repairer, sculptor
Credit line:
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Riggs, 1974
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood","Marjorie Merriweather Post: The Life Behind the Luxury"