Wine Bottle Cooler

French
1725–30
Made at Saint-Cloud Manufactory (France)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

18.1 x 27 cm (7 1/8 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1986.64

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Soft-paste porcelain with clear lead glaze. Flared gadrooned foot rim. Plain band between foot and straight-sided body. Lower quarter of bowl gadrooned; upper three quarters of bowl decorated in relief with flowering and leafy plants (thistles, grapes, ferns etc.) emerging from a (crenellated) band. Gadrooned rim. Two handles are open-mouthed bearded grotesque faces.

Markings

none

Credit Line

Gift of The F. W. Richmond Foundation in Honor of Frances and George Richmond