Glass Cooler

seau à verre

French
1754–55
Made at Vincennes Manufactory (France), Possibly decorated by Pierre Houry (French, working about 1724 - 1755)


Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 17.5 x 13.3 cm (5 1/8 x 6 7/8 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23.127

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Circular form with rounded base on rim sub-base; modeled grips in the rococo style. Decoration: blue de roi; panels left white outlined with rococo forms in gold; fruit and flower painting by Houry.

Markings

Interlaced L's in underglaze blue, enclosing "B", "H" below in blue enamel; incised 2

Credit Line

Gift of Dudley Leavitt Pickman