Seau a bouteille

about 1750
Made at Mennecy Manufactory (France)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

14.92 x 21.59 cm (5 7/8 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1984.414

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Bombé body molded at base with band of gadroons, rim with scrolling shells picked out in puce and yellow, conforming handles similarly decorated; sides are finely painted with bouquets of flowers, interior and foot with green sprigs disguising firing cracks. Form derived from Vincennes prototype after Meissen prototype.

Credit Line

Gift of the Ladies Committee, Harriet Carlton Goldweitz, Elizabeth Chellis and William E. Nickerson Fund