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SHELL SHAPED DISH, ONE OF TWO (COMPOTIER À COQUILLE)

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SHELL SHAPED DISH, ONE OF TWO (COMPOTIER À COQUILLE)

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

Currently in storage


About this object

The ground is turquoise-blue, in the center, on white is a cluster of flowers and fruit, in each of three cabbage leaves ther are two exotic birds in a landscape, the turquoise-blue areas near the center are edged with gold bellflowers.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
SHELL SHAPED DISH, ONE OF TWO (COMPOTIER À COQUILLE)
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
18th c.-19th c.
Size:
22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.43.2
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .2 Crossed L's and what looks like v t under-unidentified mark; o 2 a incised
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973