Description

Short, circular icery with cover or lid. The cover has straight sides and an inverted teardrop-shaped loop handle at center, while the bowl has straight sides rounded at bottom on a shallow pedestal foot and two square handles. Decorated with a gilded dentate (dent-de-loup) border around the rims of the bowl and lid; the handle of the lid and bowl are picked out in gold, with gilded leafy decoration springing from the terminals of the bowl's handles.


Date

1770-1800


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Porcelain (soft-paste), gilt


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 8 in. x 9 1/2 in. x 7 1/2 in. (20.32 cm x 24.13 cm x 19.05 cm)


Credit Line

Gift: Jess and Grace Pavey Fund, 2012


Marks

Overglaze mark painted on bottom of each cooler (in blue): factory mark or cipher of intertwined Ls.


Object Number

M-5265/A-B


Colors (Beta)


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