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Covered bowl and stand

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The rather deep bowl (7 cm. [2-3/4 in.] on the inside) has a plain foot ring and two unusual scrolled handles in the form of an olive (or laurel) branch; the broken end of the branch is attached near the base, the upper end dividing into two branches, which overlap and fasten to the body with...

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(1) on base of bowl, incised: 3 (2) on base of stand: (3) in blue enamel: interlaced Ls enclosing date letter B; 4 (4) incised: j o


April 1968, purchased in Paris by Rita and Frits Markus, Chatham, MA and New York, NY; 1980, gift of Rita and Frits Markus. (Accession date: January 14, 1981)

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Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

Ecuelle ronde et plateau à bord de relief

French, 1754–55

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Overall: 15.2 x 21.3cm (6 x 8 3/8in.) Other (Stand): 31.5 x 6.4 x 23.5cm (12 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 9 1/4in.) Other (Bowl (at rim)): 15.6cm (6 1/8in.)

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Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration




Ceramics, Porcelain