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The ewer is pear-shaped, the narrow neck gracefully rising from the bulbous body to the flaring spout, which is balanced by the twisted handle springing from the undulating and slightly molded rim. The foliate lower terminals of the handle are symmetrically arranged. A faint mold line is...

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Provenance

Noailles family. By 1967, with Alfred Wenz, Paris. By 1967, Adolph Lion, Paris; November 7, 1967, probably sold by Adolph Lion to Frits Markus, Chatham, MA, and New York, NY; 1982, gift of Rita and Frits Markus. (Accession date: February 10, 1982)

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

jatte à bord de relief

French, 1757

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 31.8cm (1 1/2 x 12 1/2in.) Other (Overall): 22.6cm (8 7/8in.)

Accession Number

1982.174

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain