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Covered bowl and stand

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The circular bowl is fitted with two handles, each in the form of a branch looped in the center through a ring with a small boss. The domed cover has a broad, slightly stepped flange and is surmounted by a pomegranate finial which is entirely gilded. The circular stand has a central well,...

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Marks

Bowl: interlaced Ls enclosing date letter y, painter's mark nq of Niquet (active at Sevres 1764-92) below, in puce enamel; mark (draw) of Guillaume NOel (active at Sevres 1755-1800) above in gold; incised cross potent. Stand: interlaced Ls enclosing date letter y, painter's mark nq (with a dot above the q) of Niquet below, in puce enamel; mark of Noel above in gold.

Provenance

By 1965, 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

écuelle et plateau nouvelle forme

French, 1776

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall (bowl with cover): 11.5 x 15.9 x 13.4 cm (4 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.) Overall (stand): 2.9 x 22.7 x 21.1 cm (1 1/8 x 8 15/16 x 8 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1843a-c

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels and gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain