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Wine Glass Cooler

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The circular cooler has a molded rim, a stepped molded foot, and two applied foliate scroll handles. It is painted in blue with floral garlands descending from bows on a band that encircles the base of the molded rim. The cipher of Louis-Phillipe, duc d'Orléans (1725-85), is painted on either...

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Marks

Villers Cotterets and hunting horn with A below in blue enamel, incised Boonefoy (?)

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 1775

Dimensions

Overall: 10.4 x 14.7 x 12 cm (4 1/8 x 5 13/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.1944

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed soft-paste porcelain decorated in blue enamel

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain