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Jardiniere

French (Sceaux)
about 1780


Object Place: Europe, Sceaux, France

Dimensions

16.4 x 21.7 x 11.5 cm (6 7/16 x 8 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.2021a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Pair of faience, half moon shape bulb pots (hyacynth stands?), each with removeable three bulb holding tray. Panel decoration of festoons and garlands of flowers: bordered embossed gilt work. Chip corner tray of 65.2022, two chips tray of 65.2021.

Provenance

Gilbert Lévy, Paris [note 1]. December 11, 1948. C. S. Wadsworth Trust sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, lot 50, to Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 8, 1969)

Notes:
[1] Noted in the 1948 Parke-Bernet Wadsworth Trust sales catalogue as previously from Gilbert Lévy, Paris.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection