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Cruet set

French (Marseille)
19th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

20 x 21.91 cm (7 7/8 x 8 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

58.1335a-e

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Elliptical stand holds two bottles. Curved sides with flowers below convex diaper patterned band. Scrolls at ends, one broken. Colors mostly rose, some green, yellow and blue. Bird beak spout with extra joining and body double scroll handle, domed convex neck scroll and shell finial, one broken. Floral decoration and landscape scenes with figures and houses.

Markings

Mark in blue, VP (Veuve Perrin factory) conjoined with four dots.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb