Double bottle cooler
Seau a liqueur ovale
Made at Vincennes Manufactory (France)
Object Place: Europe, France
Overall: 11.2 × 31 × 14.2 cm (4 7/16 × 12 3/16 × 5 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Soft-paste porcelain, colored enamels and gilding
Not On View
Oval, high-sided tub with flaring, shaped rim. Bracket handles terminating in acanthus. Interior mounted for sliding divider (missing). Bleu celeste ground with cartouche-shaped reserves containing floral bouquets framed in gold.
Interlaced Ls enclosing date letter "C", an unidentified painter's mark below, all in blue enamel. Incised H ?
Sotheby's London (23 May 1967): lot 86 (according to note on catalog worksheet).
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Pirie