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Covered Custard Cup

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Small white cream pot with cover both decorated with landscapes, figures and flowers, blue trim, fruit and leaf finial. Damage - finial, leaf section missing and fruit reglued. Incised DV.

Marks

incised D.V.

Provenance

By 1948, Mrs. H. Dupuy, New York; April 2-3, 1948, sold by Mrs. H. Dupuy at Parke Bernet, New York, lot 272, and bought by 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 1770

Dimensions

Overall: 8.8 x 7.9 x 6.1 cm (3 7/16 x 3 1/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2004a-b

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain