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Wine glass cooler

Creamy white body decorated with two oval quatrefoil reserves containing rustic landscapes with buildings, edged in faint puce (ground for gilding?). Two handles in form of satyrs' masks. Drilled for use as flower pot.

Marks

In underglaze blue on base, interlaced Ls with three dots.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Pirie

about 1750

Object Place

France

Accession Number

1984.977

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain