Stand for a butter tub or cheese tub

French
1755–56
Made at Vincennes Manufactory (France)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 3.3 × 20.6 cm (1 5/16 × 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

34.1342

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain, colored enamels, gilding.

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

White center. Rim, dark blue (Bleu du roi) White reserves with with gold flowers and polychrome birds, one in center of well is holding a branch.

Inscription

Paper label of Laurent Curiosities, Paris.

Markings

Interlaced Ls enclosing date letter C, a dot above, below, and to the sides of the Ls. incised "4"

Provenance

Laurent Curiosities (dealer), 2 rue Meyerbeer, Paris. By 1911, Dudley Leavitt Pickman (b. 1850 - d. 1938), Boston [see note]; 1934, gift of Dudley Leavitt Pickman to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 6, 1934)

NOTE: First lent to the MFA on May 19, 1911.

Credit Line

Gift of Dudley Leavitt Pickman