Jardiniere

French
1761


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

14 x 27 cm (5 1/2 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

23.128

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain, colored enamels, gilding.

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Shaped elliptical body horizontally on molded base; scalloped edge with modeled grips in rococo style; lined with blue and gilt; floral painting and cupids and doves.

Markings

Interlaced Ls enclosing date letter "I", an unidentified painter's mark below, all in blue enamel. Incised PN and R

Provenance

Sold by S. Lion Fils (dealer), Paris, to Dudley Leavitt Pickman (b. 1850 - d. 1938), Boston; 1923, gift of Dudley Leavitt Pickman to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 1, 1923)

Credit Line

Gift of Dudley Leavitt Pickman