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SOUP TUREEN (POT-À-OILLE DU ROI)

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Drawing Room


About this object

The ground is mostly white. The main feature is a looped turquoise-blue ribbon-one encircling the cover, another around the shoulder of the pot, following their shape are areas of gold oeil de perdrix on white, on top of the cover and on the lower part of the bowl are clusters of flowers on white, the handles are branch-like and descend into four feet shaped like curled acanthus leaves.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
SOUP TUREEN (POT-À-OILLE DU ROI)
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
18th c.-19th c.
Size:
28.6 x 20.6 cm (11 1/4 x 8 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.2.1-2
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .1 (Pot) Crossed L's and the mark for Laroche (Jaqcues-Francois), painter 1759-1802 (?)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973