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Two-handled verre ordinaire

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Branch handles with fruiting branch terminals naturally decorated in green, blue, puce, brown, and yellow. Sides painted in colors with a turkey perched on rockwork and a cormorant on a branch with butterflies flying above. Mark: blue interlaced L mark.

Marks

Interlaced "L" mark enclosing one dot, a dote below and above, all in blue enamel. Incised "V" mark.

Provenance

Kate Foster, London.

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund and Harriet Otis Cruft Funds

seau a verre

French, about 1749–1752

Object Place

France

Dimensions

10.8 x 18 cm (4 1/4 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1975.701

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain, polychrome enamels, gilding

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics