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OVAL BOWL WITH COVER, ONE OF TWO

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OVAL BOWL WITH COVER, ONE OF TWO

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Drawing Room


About this object

The ground is turquoise-blue; the design is cabbage leaf; four leaves on the cover reserved in white- two on the sides, contain each one exotic bird in a landscape, and two on the ends have each a cluster of flowers; a cluster of flowers under each handle. Four leaves on the bowl-two on the sides have each two exotic birds, and two on the ends have each a cluster of flowers and fruit.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
OVAL BOWL WITH COVER, ONE OF TWO
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
18th c.-19th c.
Size:
15.2 x 10.8 cm (6 x 4 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.25.3-4
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .3 (bowl) Crossed L's and date letter M (partially effaced); L and L g incised.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973