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Covered bowl and stand

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The circular bowl has two ear-shaped handles composed of two interlacing branches with leaf terminals. The domed cover is surmounted by a finial in the form of twisted branches with leaves and berries. The oval stand has an undulating rim and a circular well to fit the foot of the bowl. The...

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Inscription

Bowl:incised DU. Stand: interlaced Ls enclosing date letter I; unknown painter's mark of a leafy branch, in blue enamel; incised dc and gc.

Provenance

By 1951, Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York; January 3, 1951, Rosenberg & Stiebel sold to Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

ecuelle ronde tournee et plateau ova

French, 1761

Dimensions

Overall (bowl with cover): 11.7 x 17.1 x 13.6 cm (4 5/8 x 6 3/4 x 5 3/8 in.) Overall (stand): 4.2 x 22.5 x 18.2 cm (1 5/8 x 8 7/8 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1786a-c

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels and gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain