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Covered Bowl

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Bowl and cover. Soft paste. Kakiemon motif of flowers, chrysanthemums and leaves painted on outside in blue, green, red and yellow handles on sides. Japanese motif of fighting cocks inside bowl. Mark: hunting-horn in red.

Marks

hunting horn in iron-red enamel

Provenance

By 1948, probably with Jean Nicolier, Paris; June 17, 1948, sold by Jean Nicolier to 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

French, about 1730–40

Dimensions

Overall (with cover): 15.2 x 21.8 x 19 cm (6 x 8 9/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.1929a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain