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Covered tureen and stand

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Oval tureen cover and platter. White ground with polychrome flowers, cover has lemon and leaf finial, leaf painted inside tureen; platter similarly decorated, with brown trim. 2 handles on tureen.

Marks

Cover: 399 in underglaze blue. Tureen: H/399 in underglaze blue above a line, 90 in brown below. Stand: H/io8 in underglaze blue above a line, 90 in brown below

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

French, about 1763–70

Dimensions

Overall (tureen with cover): 21.9 x 30.1 x 20.3 cm (8 5/8 x 11 7/8 x 8 in.) Overall (stand): 4 x 36.2 x 27.6 cm (1 9/16 x 14 1/4 x 10 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2016a-c

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware with colored enamel decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware