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Wine Cooler

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These cylindrical coolers were made through the collaboration of several specialized workmen: they were thrown in molds by the tourneurs, the molding at the top and the splayed foot were added by the répareurs, and the interlocking twig handles were attached by the anseurs. In addition to the...

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Marks

(1) on base, in blue enamel: interlaced Ls enclosing a broken dot (or two dots?)

Provenance

Paris; 1963, Rita and Frits Markus; 1983, gift of Rita and Frits Markus to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

Seaux à demi-bouteille ordinaire

French, 1750–52

Object Place

France

Dimensions

16.5 x 21 cm (6 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1983.638

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain (pâte tendre) decorated in puce monochrome (camaïeu pourpre) and gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain