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Oval stand (compotier ovales)

about 1765


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

19.7 x 24.1 cm (7 3/4 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1986.994

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

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.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Pirie