The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Pot à oille 'Saxe', or possible 'ordinaire', probably of the forth size; the cover possibly from a p
  • Tureen and cover
  • Pot à oille 'Saxe', or possible 'ordinaire', probably of the forth size; the cover possibly from a p
  • Manufacture de Vincennes
  • Probably Jean-Claude Chambellan Duplessis, the Elder (1695 - 1774), Designer
  • Vincennes, France
  • 18th century (with later decoration)
  • Soft-paste porcelain, painted and gilded
  • Tureen and cover, Height: 20.6 cm
    Tureen, Object size: 11.5 x 22.8 x 19.4 cm
    Cover, Diameter: 19.7 cm
  • Factory mark: Interlaced Ls
  • C467
  • Reserve Vault 3
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  • Decorated with a turquoise-blue ground, including the top rim of the bowl, and painted in white reserves with scenes of children in landscapes. The reserves are edged with gilded cartouches of sctolls, and glowers and foliage; gilding highlights the legs, the handles, and the artichoke knop.