Covered Custard Cup

French
about 1770
Made at Mennecy Manufactory (France)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.8 x 7.9 x 6.1 cm (3 7/16 x 3 1/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2004a-b

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Small white cream pot with cover both decorated with landscapes, figures and flowers, blue trim, fruit and leaf finial. Damage - finial, leaf section missing and fruit reglued. Incised DV.

Markings

incised D.V.

Provenance

By 1948, Mrs. H. Dupuy, New York; April 2-3, 1948, sold by Mrs. H. Dupuy at Parke Bernet, New York, lot 272, and bought by Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection