Oval stand (compotier ovales)
Object Place: Europe, France
19.7 x 24.1 cm (7 3/4 x 9 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels and gold. Shaped, oval stands with fluted rims. Interior has four lobes molded in low relief, outlined in feathered blue and gold, enclosing floral bouquets. In center, a trophy composed of musical instruments and a harp. Marks in blue enamel on base of each: interlaced Ls; near rim, painter’s mark for Buteux. Incised near rim: script B.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Pirie