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Ceramics
F R E N C H
C E R A M I C S
Ceramics
198. Oval Basin
Saintes, circa 1550
A t t r i b u t e d to Bernard Palissy
Lead-glazed earthenware
Height: 2 /s in.(6.6 cm); Length: 1 ft. 7 i n .
5
(48.2 cm); W i d t h : i f t . 2% i n . (36.8 cm)
Accession number 88.DE.63
P R O V E N A N C E
197
Mars
197. Allegory of Charles IX as Mars
Allegory of Catherine de' Medici as Juno
Limoges, 1573
197
Juno
Carl Becker, Cologne; private collection,
England; British art market.
P R O V E N A N C E
Debruge-Dumenil, 1847; Albert Primrose,
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
6th Earl o f Rosebery, Mentmore Towers,
Katalog der Kunst-Sammlung,
Leonard L i m o s i n
Buckinghamshire (sold, Sotheby's, L o n d o n ,
Becker, J. Μ . Heberle (Η. Lempertz Söhne),
Consul Carl
Polychrome enamel o n copper and silver
M a y 20, 1977 [hors catalogue]); L o r d Astor,
Versteigerung zu Köln (Cologne, 1898),
w i t h painted gold highlights; modern
Hever Castle (sold, Sotheby's, L o n d o n , M a y
no. 12, p. 2; A l a n G i b b o n , Céramiques
frames
6,1983, lot 296); [Cyril H u m p h r i s ,
Bernard Palissy (Paris, 1986), book jacket;
Signed LL o n sword o f Mars, dated 1573 i n
London].
"Acquisitions/1988," GettyMusJvj
center o f cloud at left o f Mars. Signed LL at
b o t t o m o f cloud i n b o t t o m center o f Juno.
Inscribed o n backs at a later date C DE
MEDICIS
a n d CHARLES
IX.
de
(1989),
no. 84, p. 146, illus.
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Joseph Laborde, Description des objets d'art
qui composent la collection Debruge
Height: 6Vs i n . (17.5 cm); W i d t h : 9 i n .
Dumenil (Paris, 1847), nos. 704-705;
(23 cm), each plaque, w i t h o u t frames
Joseph Laborde, Notice des émaux,
Accession numbers: 86.SE.536.1 (Mars);
et objets divers exposes dans les galeries du
86.SE.536.2 (Juno)
Musée du Louvre (Paris, 1853), pp. 186-187;
bijoux,
Louis Dimier, Histoire de la peinture de
portrait en France au XVI
e
siecle, vol. 3
(Paris and Brussels, 1926), no. 33, p. 250;
Philippe Verdier, The Frick Collection, vol.
8 (New York, 1977), no. 13, pp. 124,126;
"Acquisitions/1986," GettyMusJis
no. 199, pp. 218-219, illus.
(1987),
198
II9
I20
F R E N C H
CERAMICS
199. (?) Model for a Ceramic Vessel
NIVERNOIS
Paris, circa 1725-1730
Terracotta
2 0 0 . Lidded Jug
Incised under the base EX MUSEO
MONCREIFFE.
Nivernois, 1680-1690
DOCT. ET. SOC.
SORBONICI.
DECANUS.
P.C. DE.
ECLE AE DUEN
Tin-glazed and painted earthenware
(?)SI
Height: 7 A i n . (19.1 cm); W i d t h : 7 / 8 i n .
l
Modeled w i t h the arms, mono­
(18.ι cm); D e p t h : 4 i n . (10.2 cm)
gram, and coronet (now partly missing) o f
Accession number 88.DE.126
Louis-Henri, prince de Conde, due de
Bourbon.
P R O V E N A N C E
Height: 1 ft. 4 i n . (32.4 cm); W i d t h : 11 4 i n .
D e Jouvenal collection, France; [Georges
(29.8 cm); D e p t h : 11 4 i n . (29.8 cm)
Lefebvre, Paris, 1988].
3
3
3
Accession number 83.DE.36
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
"Acquisitions/1988," GettyMusJ'17 (1989),
P R O V E N A N C E
no. 65, p. 140, illus.
Louis-Henri, 7th prince de Conde, due de
Bourbon, Chateau de Chantilly
199
(1692-1740); (?) Francois-Augustin Paradis
de M o n c r i f (1687-1770); Pierre-Charles de
SAINT-CLOUD
Moncrif, archbishop o f the cathedral church
d A u t u n , recorded as item 6 i n M o n c r i f s
2 0 1 . Lidded Ewer and Basin
cabinet de curiosités i n the inventory taken
after his death o n September 25,1771 [infor­
Porcelain: Saint-Cloud manufactory, early
mation: B. Pons]; D a v i d David-Weill, Paris;
eighteenth century
[Didier Aaron, Paris, 1981].
M o u n t s : Paris, 1717-1722
Soft-paste porcelain, underglaze blue deco­
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
ration; silver mounts
Wilson, "Acquisitions 1983," no. 5, pp. 187,
T h e base o f the ewer bears a paper label 5.L.
189-192,194, illus.; "Acquisitions/1983,"
GettyMusJ12
4338.8 and Charles E. Dunlap. Each silver
(1984), no. 7, p. 263, illus.
m o u n t has a fleur-de-lys w i t h o u t a crown
(the Paris discharge mark for small silver
works used between October 23,1717, and
M a y 5,1722) and an indistinct mark.
Ewer: Height: 6 /s i n . (17 cm); W i d t h : 5 i n .
5
200
(12.8 cm); D e p t h : 4 i n . (10.2 cm); Basin:
Height: 3 /i6 i n . (8.1 cm); Diameter: 8*4 i n .
3
(20.8 cm)
Accession number 88.DI.112.1-.2
F R E N C H
CERAMICS:
MOUSTIERS
M O U S T I E R S
2 0 2 . Lidded Jar
Moustiers, (?) Clérissy manufactory,
circa 1723-1725
Tin-glazed earthenware
Painted w i t h the arms o f Jean d'Arlatan,
marquis de la Roche and baron de Lauris,
on the jar and l i d . T h e base is painted i n
blue (?) FA.
Height: 10% i n . (26 cm); Diameter: 8 4 i n .
3
201
(22.5 cm)
Accession number 84.DE.917.a-.b
P R O V E N A N C E
Mrs. H . Dupuy, N e w York (sold, Parke-
203
P R O V E N A N C E
Bernet, N e w York, A p r i l 3,1948, lot 358);
Jean d'Arlatan, marquis de la Roche, circa
estate o f M r s . Charles E. Dunlap, N e w York
1723; [Nicolier, Paris].
2 0 3 . Plate
(sold, Sotheby, Parke, Bernet, N e w York,
December 3, 1975, lot 231); purchased at
that sale by T h e British Rail Pension Fund.
Moustiers, Olerys manufactory, circa
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
"Acquisitions/1984," GettyMusJi^
1740-1760
(1985),
no. 51, p. 177, illus.
decoration
E X H I B I T I O N S
Height: i /i6 i n . (3.7 cm); Diameter:
7
N e w York, T h e M e t r o p o l i t a n Museum o f
A r t , Masterpieces of European
Earthenware; polychrome enamel
ι ft. 5 /8 i n . (44.8 cm)
5
Porcelain,
Accession number 87.DE.25
1949, no. 144; M a l i b u , T h e J. Paul Getty
Museum, o n loan, 1982-1988.
P R O V E N A N C E
[Georges Lefebvre, Paris, 1986].
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
"Acquisitions/1988," GettyMusJ 17 (1989),
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
no. 70, p. 141, illus.
"Acquisitions/1987," GettyMusJ 16 (1988),
no. 75, p. 178, illus.
202
121
122
F R E N C H
C E R A M I C S :
C H A N T I L L Y
E X H I B I T I O N S
N e w York, T h e C o o p e r - H e w i t t Museum,
Design in the Service of Tea, A u g u s t October 1984.
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Sassoon, "Acquisitions 1982," no. 5,
pp. 33-36, illus.
204
Height: Ύ16 i n . (2.3 cm); W i d t h : 4V16 i n .
CHANTILLY
One
of
a
pair
205
2 0 5 . Pair of Magot Figures
(11.6 cm); Depth: 4 % i n . (11.5 cm); Sugar
C h a n t i l l y manufactory, circa 1740
Bowl: Height: 3/8 i n . (7.7 cm); W i d t h :
Soft-paste porcelain; polychrome enamel
Chantilly manufactory, circa 1730-1735
4 /8 i n . (11.ι cm); D e p t h : 4/16 i n . (10.3 cm);
decoration; gilt-bronze mounts
Soft-paste porcelain; polychrome enamel
Teapot: Height: 3/2 i n . (8.9 cm); W i d t h :
Height: 7 i n . (18 cm); W i d t h : 7 i n . (18 cm);
decoration
5/8 i n . (13.1 cm); Depth: 3 /i6 i n . (8.4 cm)
D e p t h : 7 i n . (18 cm)
Tray: Height: % i n . (2.1 cm); W i d t h :
Accession number 82.DE.167.1-.5
Accession number 85.DI.380.1—.2
2 0 4 . Tea Service
s
8 % i n . (22.4 cm); Depth: 8 % i n . (22.7 cm);
Cups: Height:
3
i n . (4 cm); W i d t h : 3% i n .
I /I6
9
(8.2 cm); Depth: 2 A i n . (6.7 cm); Saucers:
5
P R O V E N A N C E
[Klaber and Klaber, London, 1980];
[Winifred Williams, L t d . , London, 1982].
F R E N C H
C E R A M I C S :
L U N E V I L L E
P R O V E N A N C E
Miss A . Phillips, L o n d o n (sold, Sotheby's,
L o n d o n , February 28,1961, lot 56); [Wini­
fred W i l l i a m s , L t d . , L o n d o n ] ; [Partridge
(Fine Arts) L t d . , L o n d o n ] .
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
"Acquisitions/1985," GettyMusJ14
(1986),
no. 197, p. 245, illus.
2 0 6 . Chamber Pot (bourdaloue)
C h a n t i l l y manufactory, circa 1740
Soft-paste porcelain; polychrome enamel
decoration
Painted o n the base w i t h the iron-red
h u n t i n g h o r n mark o f the Chantilly
manufactory.
Height: 3 % i n . (9.8 cm); W i d t h : 7 % i n .
(19.6 cm); D e p t h : 4 A i n . (11.8 cm)
5
207
Accession number 8 2 . D E . 9
LUNEVILLE
P R O V E N A N C E
Pierre de Regainy, Paris, 1957; Wilfred J.
207
Sainsbury, England; [Kate Foster, Rye,
Pair of Busts: Louis X V and
Marie Leczinska
England]; [Rosenberg and Stiebel, Inc.,
Lünéville manufactory, circa 1755
N e w York, 1977].
Lead-glazed earthenware (faience fine)
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Bust o f Louis X V : Height: 1 ft. 8 Λ i n .
Sassoon, "Acquisitions 1982," no. 6,
(53 cm); W i d t h : 9 ^ 6 i n . (24 cm); Depth:
7
9 /s i n . (25 cm); Bust o f Marie Leczinska:
7
pp. 36-38, illus.
206
Height: 1 ft. 8 /s i n . (53 cm); W i d t h : 67s i n .
7
(15.5 cm); Depth: 9% i n . (25 cm)
Accession number 86.DE.668.1-.2
123
124
F R E N C H
C E R A M I C S :
M E N N E C Y
P R O V E N A N C E
P R O V E N A N C E
[Michel Vandermeersch, Paris].
Private collection, Paris (sold, H o t e l Drouot,
Paris, M a r c h 14,1910, lot 44); [Vander­
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
"Acquisitions/1986," GettyMusJ 15 (1987),
no. 103, pp. 212-213, illus.
meersch, Paris, late 1940s]; M r . and M r s .
W i l l i a m Brown Meloney, Riverdale, N e w
York, late 1940s; [The Antique Porcelain
Co., Z u r i c h , from late 1950s].
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Babette Craven, "French Soft Paste Porce­
MENNECY
lain i n the Collection o f M r . and Mrs.
W i l l i a m B r o w n Meloney," Connoisseur143
2 0 8 . Bust of Louis X V
Mennecy manufactory, circa 1750-1755
(May 1959), pp. 135-142, fig. 10; "Acquisi­
Soft-paste porcelain
tions/1984," GettyMusJ13 (1985), no. 55,
Height: 1 ft. 5 i n . (43.2 cm); W i d t h : 9 /i6 i n .
p. 179, illus.; Handbook 1986, p. 160, illus.;
(24.5 cm); D e p t h : $ Ä6
Handbook 1991, p. 176, illus.
9
n
i n . (14.5 cm)
Accession number 8 4 . D E . 4 6
2 0 9 . Figure of a Street Vendor
Mennecy manufactory, circa 1755-1760
Soft-paste porcelain
209
Impressed o n the right side o f the base w i t h
the Mennecy manufactory mark DV.
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Babette Craven, "French Soft Paste Porce­
lain i n the Collection o f M r . and M r s .
W i l l i a m B r o w n Meloney," Connoisseur 143
Height: 9 /s i n . (23.9 cm); W i d t h : 4 / 2 i n .
( M a y 1959), p. 142; "Acquisitions/1986,"
(11.5 cm); Depth: 4% i n . (10.7 cm)
GettyMusJ i5
3
Accession number 86.DE.473
P R O V E N A N C E
M r . and M r s . W i l l i a m Brown Meloney,
Riverdale, N e w York; [The Antique Porce­
lain Co., N e w York, 1986].
208
r
(1987), no. 104, p. 213, illus.
F R E N C H
C E R A M I C S :
V I N C E N N E S
S C E A U X
2 1 0 . Vase
(pot-pourri)
Sceaux manufactory, circa 1755
A t t r i b u t e d to Jacques Chapelle
Glazed earthenware; polychrome enamel
decoration
Height: 1 ft. 1 i n . (33 c m ) ; W i d t h : 9% i n .
(24.1 c m ) ; D e p t h : 6 i n . (15.2 cm)
Accession number 85.DE.347
211
212
P R O V E N A N C E
Florence J. G o u l d , V i l l a E l Patio, Cannes
V I N C E N N E S
(sold, Sotheby's, M o n a c o , June 27,1984,
211. Lidded Bowl and Stand (acuelle ronde
etpfoteau rond)
lot 1588); [The A n t i q u e Porcelain Co.,
London].
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
"Acquisitions/1985," GettyMusJ 14 (1986),
no. 198, p. 245, illus.
212. Watering Can (arrosoir, deuxieme
grandeur)
Vincennes manufactory, 1754
Vincennes manufactory, circa 1752-1753
Painted by Bardet
Soft-paste porcelain, bleu Upis ground color;
Soft-paste porcelain, polychrome enamel
polychrome enamel decoration; gilding
decoration; gilding
Bowl and stand b o t h painted underneath
Painted underneath w i t h the blue crossed
w i t h the blue crossed L s o f the Vincennes
Z's o f the Vincennes manufactory ( w i t h a
manufactory; both incised /.
dot at their apex) enclosing the date letter Β
for 1754, and w i t h the painter's mark o f two
short parallel lines. Incised 4.
Bowl: Height: 5% i n . (14 cm); W i d t h : 8 4 i n .
3
(22.2 cm); D e p t h : 6Vs i n . (16.7 cm); Stand:
Height: 1 Vs i n . (4.1 cm); Diameter: 8 % i n .
(22.8 cm)
Accession number 8 9 . D E . 4 4 . a - . b
P R O V E N A N C E
Private collection, England; [Alexander and
Berendt, L t d . , L o n d o n , 1988].
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
"Acquisitions/1989," GettyMusJ18 (1990),
no. 51, p. 192, illus.
210
Height: 7% i n . (19.7 cm); W i d t h : 9%; i n .
(24.5 cm); D e p t h : 5/8 i n . (13 cm)
Accession number 84.DE.89
P R O V E N A N C E
Florence, Countess o f Northbrook (wife o f
the 2nd Earl, married 1899, died 1946) (sold,
Christie's, L o n d o n , November 25,1940, part
o f lot 78); H u g h Burton-Jones, England,
1940; Kathleen Burton-Jones (Mrs. Gifford
I25
126
F R E N C H
C E R A M I C S :
V I N C E N N E S
Scott) (sold, Sotheby's, L o n d o n , June 12,
Painted underneath w i t h the blue crossed
1984, lot 172); [Winifred Williams, L t d . ,
Z's o f the Vincennes manufactory enclosing
London, 1984].
the date letter A for 1753, and w i t h the
painter's mark o f a crescent.
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Adrian Sassoon, "Vincennes and Sevres
Porcelain Acquired by the J. Paul Getty
Museum i n 1984," GettyMusJ'13 (1985),
pp. 89-91, illus.; "Acquisitions/1984,"
Height: 9% i n . (23.4 cm); W i d t h : u A i n .
7
GettyMusJY>, (1985), no. 58, p. 180, illus.;
Sotheby's Concise Encyclopedia of Porcelain,
David Battie, ed. (London, 1990), p. 107,
illus.; Sassoon, Vincennes and Sevres Porce­
lain, no. ι, pp. 4 - 7 , illus. pp. 5, 7.
(30 cm); Depth: 8 / 2 i n . (21.6 cm)
Accession number 7 3 . D E . 6 4
P R O V E N A N C E
(?) Sold by the Vincennes manufactory
between January! and August 20,1756, to
the marchand-mercier Lazare Duvaux, Paris,
for 840 livres; (?) sold by Lazare Duvaux on
M a r c h 1,1756, to C o u n t Joachim Godske
M o l t k e o f Copenhagen, Denmark, as part
One of a pair
214
o f a garniture o f five vases (sold by his
descendants i n Paris i n the nineteenth
century); [(?) Gilbert Levy, Paris, early
twentieth century]; private collection, Paris;
[Rosenberg and Stiebel, Inc., N e w York,
early 1970s]; purchased by J. Paul Getty..
de Lazare
marchand-bijoutier
213
213. Vase (cuvette ä tombeau, premiere
grandeur)
Vincennes manufactory, 1754-1755
Painted by the crescent mark painter
Soft-paste porcelain, bleu celeste ground
color; polychrome enamel decoration;
gilding
Vincennes manufactory, 1755
M o d e l design by Jean-Claude Duplessis;
painted by Jean-Louis M o r i n after engraved
designs by Francois Boucher
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Le Livre-Journal
214. Pair of Pot-pourriVases (pots-pourris
Pompadour, troisieme grandeur)
Duvaux,
ordinaire du roy,
Soft-paste porcelain, bleu lapis ground color,
carmine red decoration; gilding
1/48-1758, Louis Courajod, ed. (Paris,
Each vase painted under the base w i t h blue
1873), vol. 2, no. 2420, p. 274; Savill, Sevres,
crossed L s o f the Vincennes manufactory
vol. ι, p. 33; n . 2a, p. 40; Tamara Préaud and
enclosing the date letter C f o r 1755, also w i t h
Antoine d'Albis, La Porcekine de Vincennes
Morin's mark Mm blue and two blue dots.
(Paris, 1991), p. 67, illus., and no. 195, p. 180,
Each vase incised 2 under the base.
illus.; Sassoon, Vincennes and Sevres Porce­
lain, no. 2, pp. 8-10, illus. pp. 9,11.
F R E N C H
Height: 10 i n . (25.5 cm); Diameter: 6 i n .
C E R A M I C S :
S E V R E S
P R O V E N A N C E
(15.2 cm)
Private collection, France (sold, Christie's,
Accession number 8 4 . D E . 3 . 1 - . 2
L o n d o n , June 28,1982, lot 19); [ A r m i n Β .
Allen, N e w York, 1982].
P R O V E N A N C E
(?) Sold by the Sevres manufactory between
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Sassoon, "Acquisitions 1982," no. 8,
August 20, 1756, and September 1756 to the
marchand-mercier
pp. 45-47, illus.; W i l s o n , Selections, no. 26,
Lazare Duvaux, Paris, for
180 livres each; (?) sold by Lazare Duvaux i n
pp. 52-53, illus.; A d r i a n Sassoon, "Sevres:
September 1756 to Frederick, 3rd Viscount
Luxury for the Court," Techniques of the
St. John, 2nd Viscount Bolingbroke, Lydiard
Worlds Great Masters of Pottery and Ceramics,
Park, Wiltshire; anonymous collection (sold,
H u g o Morley-Fletcher, ed. (Oxford, 1984),
Sotheby's, L o n d o n , M a r c h 5, 1957, lot 96);
pp. 52-57, illus.; Handbook 1986, p. 165,
[The A n t i q u e Porcelain Co., L o n d o n , 1957];
illus.; Antoine d'Albis, "Le Marchand Mer-
private collection; [The A n t i q u e Porcelain
cier Lazare Duvaux et la Porcelaine de V i n ­
Co., L o n d o n , 1983].
cennes," Les Decors des boutiques parisiennes,
215
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
A d r i a n Sassoon, "Vincennes and Sevres
Porcelain Acquired by the J. Paul Getty
M u s e u m i n 1984," GettyMusJ
Savill, Sevres, vol. 2, p. 752; n . 3d, p. 756;
S E V R E S
Sassoon, Vincennes and Sevres Porcehin,
13 (1985),
pp. 91-94, illus.; "Acquisitions/1983,"
La Delegation ä l'Action Artistique de la
Ville de Paris, eds. (Paris, 1987), pp. 76-88;
215. Basket (panier^ deuxieme grandeur)
GettyMusJ'13 (1985), no. 60, p. 181, illus.;
Sevres manufactory, 1756
Savill, Sevres, v o l . 1, p. 129; n . 3k, p. 132;
Soft-paste porcelain, green ground color;
nn. 26, 32, p. 134; vol. 2, p. 851; n. 59, p. 857;
gilding
Sassoon, Vincennes and Sevres Porcelain,
Painted under the base w i t h the blue
no. 3, pp. 12-18, illus. pp. 13-15,18.
crossed Z's o f the Sevres manufactory
enclosing the date letter D for 1756, and
w i t h three dots. Incised w i t h répareurs
PZ under the base.
Height: 8 /s i n . (22 cm); W i d t h : j A i n .
5
7
(20.1 cm); Depth: y A i n . (18 cm)
l
Accession number 8 2 . D E . 9 2
mark
no. 4, pp. 20-22, illus. pp. 21-22;
1991, p. 181, illus.
Handbook
1TJ
128
F R E N C H
C E R A M I C S :
S E V R E S
Sons, Retford, Nottinghamshire, July 23,
1970, lot 288); [Winifred Williams, L t d . ,
L o n d o n , 1970]; Eric Robinson, Mereworth
Castle, Kent (sold, Sotheby's, London,
June 12,1984, l o t 213); [Winifred Williams,
L t d . , L o n d o n , 1984].
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Best, Son, and Carpenter, Catalogue of the
Ornamental Furniture, Works of Art, and
Porcehin at Welbeck Abbey (London, 1897),
216
2 i 6 . Ewer and Basin (broc etjatte feuille
d'eau, premiere grandeur)
no. 296, p. 52; A d r i a n Sassoon, "Vincennes
and Sévres Porcelain Acquired by the J. Paul
Getty Museum i n 1984," GettyMusJ 13
The Flute Lesson
217
The Grape Eaters
217
(1985), pp. 95-98, illus.; "Acquisitions/1984,"
Sevres manufactory, 1757
GettyMusJY>> (1985), no. 61, p. 181, illus.;
Possibly modeled after a design by Jean-
Sotheby's Concise Encyclopedia of Porcelain,
Claude Duplessis
D a v i d Battie, ed. (London, 1990), p. 109,
Soft-paste porcelain, p i n k ground color;
illus.; Sassoon, Vincennes and Sévres Porce­
polychrome enamel decoration; gilding
lain, no. 5, pp. 24-28, illus. pp. 25-27.
Basin painted underneath w i t h the blue
crossed I s o f the Sévres manufactory
enclosing the date letter Ε for 1757, and
w i t h an unidentified painters mark. Ewer
incised .T.m; basin incised C.N.
217. Pair of Figure Groups: The Flute
Lesson (Le Fluteur) and The Grape
Eaters (Les Mangeurs de Raisins)
Sévres manufactory, circa 1757-1766
After designs by Francois Boucher
Ewer: Height: y Ä6 i n . (19.2 cm); W i d t h :
9
5 /8 i n . (14.1 cm); D e p t h : 3 % i n . (8.1 cm);
5
Basin: Height: 2 4 i n . (7.1 cm); W i d t h :
3
Soft-paste biscuit porcelain, traces o f red
pigment
The Flute Lesson incised Fon back.
Accession number 7 0 . D E . 9 8 . 1 - . 2
P R O V E N A N C E
11/4 i n . (29.1 cm); D e p t h : 8%s i n . (22.1 cm)
G o u r y de Rosland, Paris (sold, Galerie
Accession number: 8 4 . D E . 8 8 . a - . b
Georges Petit, Paris, M a y 29-30,1905,
P R O V E N A N C E
The Flute Lesson: Height: 8 4 i n . (22.3 cm);
3
lot 108); M o r t i m e r L . Schiff, N e w York
(?) W i l l i a m John Cavendish-Bentinck-Scott,
W i d t h : 10 i n . (25.4 cm); Depth: 6 i n .
(sold by his heir John L . Schiff, Christie's,
5th D u k e o f Portland (died 1879); Dukes
(15.2 cm); The Grape Eaters: Height: 9 i n .
L o n d o n , June 22,1938, lot 27); purchased
o f Portland, by descent, Welbeck Abbey,
(22.9 cm); W i d t h : 9 4 i n . (24.8 cm); Depth:
at that sale by J. Paul Getty.
Nottinghamshire (sold, H e n r y Spencer and
7 i n . (17.8 cm)
3
F R E N C H
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
A n t o i n e d'Albis, "Le Marchand Mercier
Savill, Sevres, vol. 2, n . 3m, p. 589; Sassoon,
CERAMICS:
219. Pair of Cups and Saucers (gobelets
Cafabre et soucoupes)
Lazare Duvaux et la Porcelaine de V i n -
Vincennes and Sevres Porcelain, no. 7,
Sevres manufactory, 1759
cennes," Les Decors des
pp. 36-38, illus. p. 37.
Painted by Charles Buteux pere
boutiquesparisiennes
SEVRES
(Paris, 1987), La Delegation ä l'Action artis-
Soft-paste porcelain, p i n k and green ground
tique de la V i l l e de Paris, eds., pp. 76-88,
colors; polychrome enamel decoration;
The Flute Lesson illus. p. 83; Sassoon, Vin-
gilding
cennes and Sevres Porcelain, no. 6, pp. 29-34,
Saucers painted underneath w i t h the blue
illus. pp. 31-33.
crossed L s o f the Sevres manufactory
enclosing the date letter ^ f o r 1759, and
w i t h the painter's mark o f a blue anchor.
One cup incised under the base w i t h an h;
218. Tray {plateau carré, deuxieme
grandeur)
the other cup incised w i t h an indecipherable
mark i n script.
Sevres manufactory, 1758
Soft-paste porcelain; p i n k ground color;
polychrome enamel decoration; gilding
Painted underneath w i t h the blue crossed
I s o f the Sevres manufactory enclosing the
218
date letter ^ f o r 1758, and w i t h an unidenti­
fied painter's m a r k o f a blue E. Incised 60
underneath.
Height: Á6 i n . (2.3 cm); W i d t h : 5 i n .
I$
(12.7 cm); D e p t h : 5MO i n . (12.8 cm)
Accession number 7 2 . D E . 7 5
P R O V E N A N C E
A n n e and Deane Johnson, Los Angeles
(sold, Sotheby's, N e w York, December 9,
1972, l o t 27); purchased at that sale by
J. Paul Getty.
219
129
I30
F R E N C H
C E R A M I C S :
S E V R E S
Cups: Height: 3%. i n . (8.3 cm); W i d t h : 4 i n .
(10.2 cm); D e p t h : 3 Ys i n . (7.9 cm); Saucers:
Height: i /s i n . (4.1 cm); Diameter: 6V16 i n .
5
(15.7 cm)
Accession number 7 2 . D E . 7 4 . 1 - . 2
P R O V E N A N C E
O t t o and Magdalena B l o h m , H a m b u r g
(sold, Sotheby's, L o n d o n , July 5, i 9 6 0 ,
lots 126-127); Anne and Deane Johnson,
Los Angeles (sold, Sotheby's, N e w York,
December 9,1972, l o t 21); purchased at that
sale by J. Paul Getty.
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
E. S. Auscher, A History and Description of
French Porcelain (London and N e w York,
1905), p i . 4; Robert Schmidt, Early
European PorceUin as Collected by Otto
Blohm ( M u n i c h and L o n d o n , 1953), p. 101,
Vase .1
220
Vase .1 back view
220
Vase . 2
220
Vase . 2 back view
220
illus.; Savill, Sevres, vol. 2, pp. 629, 652; n . 2,
p. 637; n . 134, p. 666; Sassoon, Vincennes
and Sevres Porcelain, no. 8, pp. 39-40, illus.
pp. 40-41.
F R E N C H
220. Pair of Vases (pot-pourri ä bobeches)
Painted by Charles-Nicolas D o d i n after
engraved designs by D a v i d Teniers
Nacional de A r t e Decorativo, El Arte de
vivir en francia del siglo XVIII,
Sevres manufactory, 1759
lejeune
Soft-paste porcelain, p i n k and green
ground colors; polychrome enamel decora­
tion; gilding
One painted underneath w i t h the blue
crossed Z's o f the Sevres manufactory
enclosing the date letter G for 1759, and
w i t h Dodin's mark k. Various paper collec­
tors' labels pasted under the bases. One
vase unmarked.
September-
November 1968, no. 427, p l . 221.
CERAMICS:
SEVRES
221. Lidded Pot-pourri Vase (vase or
pot-pourri vaisseau a mat, deuxieme
grandeur)
Sevres manufactory, circa 1760
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Painting attributed to Charles-Nicolas
P. G. Konody, " D i e Kunsthistorische
Sammlung Pierpont Morgans," Kunst und
Kunsthandwerk
Dodin
(Vienna, 1903), no. 6, p. 158;
comte Xavier de Chavagnac, Catalogue
des porcelaines frangaises de M. J . Pierpont
Morgan (Paris, 1910), no. 107, p l . 32; Gillian
Wilson, "Sevres Porcelain at the J. Paul
Getty Museum," GettyMusJ4 (1977),
pp. 5-24, illus.; A d r i a n Sassoon, "Sevres
Vases," Techniques of the Worlds Great
Masters of Pottery and Ceramics, H u g o
Morley-Fletcher, ed. (Oxford, 1984),
Height: 9Ψ16 i n . (24.9 cm); W i d t h : 5V16 i n .
(14.4 cm); D e p t h : 3 % i n . (9.4 cm)
Accession number 75.DE.65.1-.2
pp. 64-67, illus. p. 31; Pierre Ennés,
"Essai de réconstitution d'une garniture
de Madame de Pompadour," Journal
of
the Walters Art Gallery 42-43 (1984-1985),
P R O V E N A N C E
pp. 70-82; / . Pierpont Morgan, Collector:
[Duveen Brothers, N e w York]; J. Pierpont
European Decorative Arts from the Wads-
M o r g a n , L o n d o n and N e w York; J. Pier­
worth Atheneum, Linda H o r v i t z Roth, ed.
pont M o r g a n , Jr., N e w York (sold, Parke-
(Hartford, 1987), p. 203; Barry Shifman,
Bernet, N e w York, M a r c h 25, 1944, lot 647);
"Eighteenth-Century Sevres Porcelain i n
Paula de Koenigsberg, Buenos Aires, 1945;
America," Madame de Pompadour et la
Claus de Koenigsberg, Buenos Aires;
Jhraison des arts (Montreal, 1988), pp. 118-123;
[Rosenberg and Stiebel, Inc., N e w York,
Sassoon, Vincennes and Sevres PorceUin,
1975]; purchased by J. Paul Getty.
no. 9, pp. 42-48, illus. pp. 42-45.
221
E X H I B I T I O N S
N e w York, T h e M e t r o p o l i t a n Museum o f
A r t , o n loan 1914-1915 from J. Pierpont
M o r g a n ; Buenos Aires, Museo Nacional de
Bellas Artes, Exposición
de obras maestras:
Colección Paula de Koenigsberg, October
1945, no. 206, illus.; Buenos Aires, Museo
Back view
221
131
132
F R E N C H
CERAMICS:
SEVRES
Soft-paste porcelain, p i n k and green ground
E X H I B I T I O N S
colors; polychrome enamel decoration;
N e w York, T h e Metropolitan Museum
et la floraison des arts (Montreal, 1988),
gilding
o f A r t , o n loan 1914-1915 from J. Pierpont
pp. 118-123; Savill, Sevres, v o l . 1, p. 192;
Painted underneath w i t h the blue crossed Es
Morgan; Buenos Aires, Museo Nacional de
n n . 43-44, p. 55; n . 25, p. 117; n . 3h, p. 196;
(partially abraded) o f the Sevres manufactory.
Bellas Artes, Exposición de obras maestras:
n . 23, p. 197; Sassoon, Vincennes and Sevres
Height: ι ft. 2 4 i n . (37.5 cm); W i d t h :
Colección Paula de Koenigsberg, October
Porcehin,
ι ft. i / i 6 i n . (34.8 cm); D e p t h : 6 / i 6 i n .
1945, no. 205, illus.; Buenos Aires, Museo
53-55; Handbook 1991, p. 183, illus.
(17.4 cm)
Nacional de Arte Decorativo, El arte de
3
n
I3
Accession number 7 5 . D E . n . a - . b
lain i n America," Madame de Pompadour
vivir enfrancia del siglo XVIII, SeptemberNovember 1968.
222. Pair of Vases (pots-pourris fontaine
or pots-pourris ä dauphins)
P R O V E N A N C E
(?) George W i l l i a m , 6 t h Earl o f Coventry,
no. 10, pp. 49-56, illus. pp. 51,
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Croóme Court, Worcestershire; George
George Redford, Art Sales 1628-1887 (Lon-
W i l l i a m , 7 t h Earl o f Coventry, Croóme
don, 1888), v o l . i , pp. 400, 438; comte
Painting attributed to Charles-Nicolas
Court, Worcestershire (sold, Christie's,
Xavier de Chavagnac, Catalogue des porce-
Dodin
L o n d o n , June 12,1874, part o f lot 150,
Uines frangaises de M. J . Pierpont Morgan
Soft-paste porcelain, p i n k , green, and bleu
for £10,500); W i l l i a m H u m b l e , ist Earl
(Paris, 1910), no. 109, p l . 33; Frederick
Upis ground colors; polychrome enamel
o f Dudley, Dudley House, L o n d o n , 1874;
Litchfield, "Imitations and Reproductions:
decoration; g i l d i n g
Sevres manufactory, circa 1760
(sold privately, 1885-1886); W i l l i a m J.
Part I—Sevres Porcelain," Connoisseur
Painted underneath the central section o f
Goode, L o n d o n (offered for sale, Christie's,
(September 1917), p. 6; C. C. Dauterman,
one vase w i t h the blue crossed Z's o f the
L o n d o n , July 17,1895, P
J. Parker, and E. Standen, Decorative Art
Sevres manufactory.
a r t
o f lot 147,
bought i n for £8,400; sold, Christie's, L o n -
from the S. Η Kress Collection in the Metro­
don, M a y 20,1898, part o f lot 94b, for
politan Museum of Art (London, 1964),
£6,450 to Pilkington); [Asher Wertheimer,
p. 195; Gillian W i l s o n , "Sevres Porcelain at
L o n d o n , 1898]; [Duveen Brothers, N e w
the J. Paul Getty Museum,"
York]; J. Pierpont M o r g a n , N e w York,
( M a l i b u , 1977), pp. 5-24, illus. pp. 6-7;
1908-1910 (purchased for £15,500); J. Pier-
W i l s o n , Selections, no. 29, pp. 58-59, illus.;
pont M o r g a n , Jr., N e w York, 1913 (sold,
Pierre Ennés, Nouvelles acquisitions du
GettyMusJ4
Height: 11 4 i n . (29.8 cm); W i d t h : 6/4 i n .
3
(16.5 cm); D e p t h : 5 4 i n . (14.6 cm)
3
Accession number 78.DE.358.1—.2
Parke-Bernet, N e w York, January 8, 1944,
department des objets d'art, 1980-1984 (Musée
lot 486); Paula de Koenigsberg, Buenos
d u Louvre, Paris, 1985), p. 135; Handbook
Marquise de Pompadour, H o t e l Pompa­
Aires, 1945; Claus de Koenigsberg, Buenos
1986, p. 167, illus.; Sir John Plumb, "The
dour, Paris, 1760-1764; M m e Legere, Paris
Aires; [Rosenberg and Stiebel, Inc., N e w
Intrigues o f Sevres," House and Garden 158,
(sold, Paris, December 15-17, 1784, part o f
York, 1975]; purchased by J. Paul Getty.
no. i (U.S.A., January 1986), pp. 44-45;
lot 152); (?) Grace Caroline, Duchess o f
P R O V E N A N C E
/. Pierpont Morgan, Collector: European Deco­
Cleveland (married the 6th D u k e 1815,
rative Arts from the Wadsworth
died 1883); W i l l i a m Goding, before 1862
Atheneum,
Linda H o r v i t z Roth, ed. (Hartford, 1987),
(sold, Christie's, L o n d o n , M a r c h 19,1874,
p. 34, illus. fig. 8, p. 162, and p. 203; Barry
lot 100, to [E. Rutter, Paris] [for the Earl o f
Shifman, "Eighteenth-Century Sevres Porce­
FRENCH
CERAMICS: SEVRES
D u d l e y ] , for £6,825); W i l l i a m Humble, ist
Earl o f Dudley (offered for sale, Christie's,
L o n d o n , M a y 21, 1886, lot 194, bought i n
for £2,625, returned to Dudley House,
London); Sir Joseph C. Robinson, Bt.,
acquired circa 1920 w i t h the contents o f
Dudley House, L o n d o n ; Dr. Joseph Labia
(son-in-law o f Sir J. C. Robinson, Bt.),
L o n d o n (sold, Sotheby's, London, February
26,1963, lot 23); [The Antique Porcelain
Co., L o n d o n and N e w York, 1963]; Nelson
Rockefeller, N e w York, 1976-1977; The
Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer
Research, N e w York, 1976-1977.
E X H I B I T I O N S
L o n d o n , The South Kensington Museum,
Special Loan Exhibition of Works of Art,
Vase .1
222
Vase .1 back view
222
June 1862, nos. 1281-1282, lent by W i l l i a m
Goding; Memphis, D i x o n Gallery and
Gardens, and N e w York, Rosenberg and
Stiebel, Inc., Louis XV and Madame de
Pompadour: A Love Affair with Style, 1990,
no. 57, p. 97 and p. 84; illus. p. 85, fig. 60;
Handbook 1991, p. 184, illus. (one).
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
George Redford, Art Sales 1628-1887
(London, 1888), vol. 1, pp. 193, 440; Jean
Cordey, Lnventaire des biens de Madame de
Pompadour rédigé apres son déces (Paris, 1939),
p. 39, no. 380; Ronald Freyberger, "Chinese
Genre Painting at Sevres," American Ceramic
Circle Bulletin (1970-1971), pp. 29-44, illus.;
Marcelle Brunei and Tamara Préaud, Sevres:
Des origines ä nos jours (Fribourg, 1978),
p. 68, illus. (one) p i . 22; Wilson, "Acquisitions 1977 to m i d 1979," p. 44, illus.;
Vase . 2
222
Vase . 2 back view
Rosalind Savill, "Two Pairs o f Sevres Vases
222
I33
134
F R E N C H
CERAMICS:
SEVRES
2 2 4 . Plaques on a Jardiniere
at Boughton House," Apollo n o , no. 210
(August 1979), pp. 128-133, illus.; Madeleine
Paris, circa 1760
Jarry, Chinoiserie (New York, 1981), p. 120,
Painting attributed to Charles-Nicolas
illus. (detail o f one); W i l s o n , Selections,
Dodin
no. 28, pp. 56-57, illus.; A d r i a n Sassoon,
Soft-paste porcelain, green ground color;
"Sevres Vases," Techniques of the Worlds
polychrome enamel decoration; gilding;
Great Masters of Pottery and Ceramics,
gilt-bronze frame
H u g o Morley-Fletcher, ed. (Oxford, 1984),
Height: 6 /i6 i n . (16.6 cm); W i d t h : nYz i n .
pp. 64-67, illus.; Pierre Ennés, "Essai de
(29.2 cm); D e p t h : 5 /s i n . (14.3 cm)
9
5
réconstitution d'une garniture de Madame
de Pompadour," Journal of the Walters Art
One of a pair
223
P R O V E N A N C E
Gallery 42-43 (1984-1985), pp. 70-82; Pierre
Ennés, Nouvelles Acquisitions du department
Accession number 73.DI.62
2 2 3 . Pair of Lidded Chestnut Bowls
Miss Botham (sold after her death, Christie s,
L o n d o n , M a y 5,1817 et seq., l o t 96, for
des ob jets dart, 19 80-19 84 (Musée d u Louvre,
(marronniéres ä ozier)
Paris, 1985), p. 135; Handbook 1986, p. 168,
Sevres manufactory, circa 1760
£61 ios to the Earl o f Yarmouth [later 3rd
illus. (one); Barry Shifman, "Eighteenth-
Soft-paste porcelain, bleu celeste ground
Marquess o f Hertford]); private collection,
Century Sevres Porcelain i n America,"
color; polychrome enamel decoration;
Paris; [Gaston Bensimon, Paris]; purchased
Madame de Pompadour et lafloraison des arts
gilding
by J. Paul Getty.
(Montreal, 1988), pp. 118-123, illus. p . 123;
Bowl .1 incised underneath w i t h the mark j
Savill, Sevres, vol. 1, p. 192; n . 29, p. 68;
and w i t h FR for the répareur.
n n . 24, 33, p. 197; Sassoon, Vincennes and
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Savill, Sevres, v o l . 1, n . 18, p. 191; v o l . 2,
p. 838; n . 11, p . 841; Sassoon, Vincennes and
Sevres PorceUin, no. 11, pp. 57-63, illus.
Sevres PorceUin, no. 13, pp. 69-70, illus.
pp. 58-62.
pp. 69, 71.
Bowl .1: Height: $% i n . (13.4 cm); W i d t h :
io%s i n . (27 cm); Depth: 8 /i6 i n . (21.1 cm);
5
Bowl .2: Height: 5% i n . (13.4 cm); W i d t h : 10
Yz i n . (26.7 cm); Depth: 8MO i n . (20.8 cm)
Accession number 82.DE.171.1-.2
P R O V E N A N C E
Swiss art market, 1980; [ A r m i n Β . Allen,
N e w York, 1980].
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Savill, Sevres, vol. 2, p . 759; n . 4f, p. 761;
Sassoon, Vincennes and Sevres Porcelain,
no. 12, pp. 64-68, illus. pp. 65, 67.
224
F R E N C H
C E R A M I C S :
S E V R E S
Geneva, A p r i l 22,1970, lot 18, bought i n ;
sold, Christie's, L o n d o n , October 4,1971,
lot 42); [Olivier Levy, Paris, 1971]; [French
and Co., N e w York, 1971]; purchased by
Cup: Height: 3 /i6 i n . (9.1 cm); W i d t h :
J. Paul Getty.
4 /i6 i n . (10.7 cm); D e p t h : 3 /s i n . (8.6 cm);
9
3
3
Saucer: Height: i A i n . (3.8 cm); Diameter: 6
l
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Gillian W i l s o n , "Sevres Porcelain at the
J. Paul Getty Museum," GettyMusJ 4 (1977),
pp. 19-24, illus.; Savill, Sevres, vol. 1, pp. 38,
225
225. Vase (cuvette Mahon, troisieme
grandeur)
V% i n . (15.6 cm)
Accession number 7 9 . D E . 6 2 . a - . b
P R O V E N A N C E
93; n n . 40, 43, p. 42; n . 44, p. 55; n n . 15, 22,
[Olivier Levy, Paris]; [French and Co., N e w
p. 97; Sassoon, Vincennes and Sevres Porce-
York, early 1970s]; M r s . John W . Christner,
kin, no. 14, pp. 72-76, illus. p. 73.
Dallas (sold, Christie's, N e w York, June 9,
1979, lot 241).
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Sevres manufactory, 1761
Painted b y Jean-Louis M o r i n
W i l s o n , "Acquisitions 1979 to m i d 1980,"
Soft-paste porcelain, p i n k ground color
p. 19, illus.; Savill, Sevres, vol. 2, p. 675;
overlaid w i t h blue enamel; polychrome
n n . 21, 26, p. 685; Sassoon, Vincennes and
Sevres Pörcehin,
enamel decoration; gilding
pp. 79-80.
Painted under one foot w i t h the blue
crossed L's o f the Sevres manufactory
enclosing the date letter / f o r 1761, and
w i t h Morin's mark M.
4 Η
226
Height: $Vs i n . (15 cm); W i d t h : 9/16 i n .
(23 cm); D e p t h : 4 / i 6 i n . (11.9 cm)
n
Accession number 7 2 . D E . 6 5
P R O V E N A N C E
226. Cup and Saucer (gobelet et soucoupe
enfoncé, premiere grandeur)
Sevres manufactory, 1761
Soft-paste porcelain, p i n k ground color
Sold, M a r c h 30, 1763, by the Sevres manu­
overlaid w i t h blue enamel; polychrome
factory to Lemaitre, as part o f a garniture
enamel decoration; gilding
w i t h another cuvette Mahon, for 264 livres
Saucer painted underneath w i t h the blue
each, and w i t h a cuvette ä masques; de
crossed Z's o f the Sevres manufactory
Bargigli collection (offered for sale, Christie's,
enclosing the date letter / for 1761, and
w i t h a dot. Saucer incised 00 underneath.
Cup incised DU underneath i n two places.
no. 15, pp. 78-80, illus.
135
I36
F R E N C H
C E R A M I C S :
S E V R E S
B o w l and stand b o t h painted underneath
w i t h the blue crossed I s o f the Sevres manu­
factory enclosing the date letter L for 1764,
and w i t h Méreaud s mark S. Bowl incised
DU and O and the stand, I .
Bowl: Height: A /% i n . (12.4 cm); W i d t h :
7
7 4 i n . (19.7 cm); Depth: 6 i n . (15.2 cm);
3
227
Stand: Height: 1V16 i n . (3.9 cm); Diameter:
SV16
i n . (21.ι cm)
Accession number 7 8 . D E . 6 5 . a - x
P R O V E N A N C E
Madame Louise o f France (youngest daugh­
ter o f Louis X V ) , 1764; Mrs. Lyne Stephens,
228
Norfolk, L o n d o n , and Paris (sold, Christie's,
L o n d o n , M a y 9 et seq., 1895, lot 733, to
228. Covered Cup and Saucer (gobelet a fait
et soucoupe, deuxieme grandeur)
W i l l i a m Boore for £130); M o r t i m e r L .
Schiff, N e w York (sold by his heir John L .
Schiff, Christie's, London, June 22,1938, lot
25); purchased at that sale by J. Paul Getty.
Barry Shifman, "A Newly Discovered Piece
Stand
227
Soft-paste porcelain; camaieu rose enamel
decoration; gilding
T h e base o f the cup is incised w i t h a reverse
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
o f Royal Sevres Porcelain," GettyMusJ
Sevres manufactory, circa 1760-1765
S above a dot.
6-j
(1978-1979), pp. 53-56, illus.; Wilson, Selec­
227. Lidded Bowl on Stand (écuelle ronde
etpfateau rond)
Sevres manufactory, 1764
Painted by Pierre-Antoine Méreaud
l'amé
tions, no. 33, p. 66-67, illus.; Handbook 1986,
p. 169, illus.; Barry Shifman, "Eighteenth-
C u p : Height: 3 /i6 i n . (9.1 cm); W i d t h :
Century Sevres Porcelain i n America,"
5 / 2 i n . (14 cm); D e p t h : 3 /i6 i n . (9.7 cm);
9
I3
Madame de Pompadour et la floraison des
Saucer: Height: 1 % i n . (4.3 cm); Diameter:
Soft-paste porcelain; polychrome enamel
arts (Montreal, 1988), pp. 118-123; Savill,
7 /8
decoration; gilding
Sevres, vol. 2, pp. 648, 800; n. 33d, p. 663;
Accession number 8 7 . D E . 1 3 4 . a - x
5
i n . (19.3 cm)
n. 99c, p. 665; n . 36, p. 804; Sassoon, Vincennes and Sevres Porcelain, no. 16, pp. 81-82,
illus. pp. 82-83; Handbook1991, p. 185, illus.
P R O V E N A N C E
(?) Isabella A n n e Ingram-Shepherd, 2nd
Marchioness o f Hertford, H e r t f o r d House,
F R E N C H
CERAMICS:
L o n d o n , 1834; (sold, Christie's, London,
M a r c h 25,1985, l o t 9); [Winifred Williams,
Ltd., London].
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
"Acquisitions/1987," GettyMusJ\β
(1988),
no. 73, p. 178, illus.; Sassoon, Vincennes and
Sevres Porcelain, no. 17, pp. 84-86, illus.
pp. 85-87.
2 2 9 . Pair of Lidded Vases (vases a tetes
de bouc)
Sevres manufactory, circa 1768
Possibly molded by Michel-Dorothée
Coudray; possibly finished by the
répareur
Nantier
Soft-paste porcelain, bleu nouveau ground
color; gilding
Each incised cd. underneath for the mouleur.
Vase .1 incised Ν 1; Vase .2 incised Ν 2
underneath for the
tépareur.
Height: 1 ft. i%> i n . (34.2 cm); W i d t h :
8 /8 i n . (21.9 cm); D e p t h : 6V% i n . (16.8 cm)
5
Accession number 82.DE.36.1-.2
P R O V E N A N C E
(?) Sold by the Sevres manufactory to
H e n r y Pelham-Clinton, through Sir John
Lambert, October 5,1768, for 600 livres
each; Earls o f L i n c o l n , by descent (sold,
Christie's, L o n d o n , June 9,1937, part o f
lot 115); [J. Rochelle Thomas, L o n d o n ] ;
private collection, N e w York (sold, ParkeBernet, N e w York, January 12,1957, l o t
One of a pair
229
SEVRES
137
138
F R E N C H
C E R A M I C S :
S E V R E S
247); Christian H u m a n n , N e w York (sold,
Sotheby's, N e w York, A p r i l 22,1982, lot 41);
[ A r m i n Β . Allen, N e w York, 1982].
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Sassoon, "Acquisitions 1982," no. 11,
pp. 54-56, illus.; Sassoon, Vincennes and
Sevres PorceUin, no. 18, pp. 88-92, illus.
pp. 89, 91, 93.
2 3 0 . Pair of Vases ([?] vases oeuf)
Sevres manufactory, 1768-1769
Figure painting attributed to Jean-BaptisteEtienne Genest
Soft-paste porcelain, bleu
Fallotground;
grisaille enamel decoration; gilding; giltbronze mounts
Vase .1 incised w i t h the number 4 o n its
body, foot, and twice o n its l i d ; Vase .2
incised w i t h the number 1 on the body, w i t h
(?) 3 o n its foot, and 2 o n its l i d .
Vase .1
230
Vase .2
230
E d m u n d de Rothschild, Exbury House,
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Hampshire, 1942 (sold w i t h a mounted vase
James Sassoon, " T h e A r t Market/Sevres and
9 / 2 i n . (24.1 cm); D e p t h : 7 / 2 i n . (19.1 cm)
Hebert, Christie's, London, July 4,1946,
Vincennes," Apollo 125, no. 304 (June 1987),
Accession number 86.DE.520.1-.2
lot 90); [Frank Partridge, L t d . , L o n d o n ] ;
pp. 440-441, illus.; "Acquisitions/1986,"
Height: 1 ft. 5% i n . (45.1 cm); W i d t h :
P R O V E N A N C E
Purchased by Sir H a r r y Fetherstonhaugh,
Uppark, Sussex, from the
marchand-mercier
Rocheux, Paris, September 22,1819; Alfred
de Rothschild, i n the South D r a w i n g Room,
H a l t o n , Buckinghamshire, 1884; Leopold
de Rothschild, Ascott, Buckinghamshire,
before 1918; by descent to Lionel de Roth­
schild, Exbury, Hampshire; by descent to
Seymour Egerton, 7th Earl o f W i l t o n ,
GettyMusJ 15 (1987), no. 107, p. 214, illus.;
L o n d o n , 1947 (this pair o f vases only, w i t h ­
Savill, Sevres, v o l . 1, pp. 184, 377; n . 2J,
out the vase Héberí)-, Sir Charles Clore,
p. 190; n . 16, p. 191; n . 9, p. 383; Sassoon,
L o n d o n and M o n t e Carlo (sold after his
Vincennes and Sevres Porcehin, no. 19,
death, Christie's, Monaco, December 6,
pp. 94-101, illus. pp. 95-96, 99-101; Hand­
1945, lot 6).
book 1991, p. 188, illus.
F R E N C H
C E R A M I C S :
S E V R E S
Accession number 90.DE.113
P R O V E N A N C E
The Earls o f Sefton, Croxteth H a l l (near
Liverpool) (sold i n the early 1970s); private
collection, England; [Alexander and Berendt,
L t d . , L o n d o n , 1989].
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Tray (plateau ovalepolylobe) painted under­
neath w i t h the blue crossed Z's o f the Sevres
manufactory and w i t h Le Guay s mark LG
i n gold; also bears the original price label
(no price indicated) and incised w i t h an
"Acquisitions/1990," GettyMusJ 19 (1991),
oval crossed by a line. Teapot
no. 56, p. 161, illus.
Calabre) incised w i t h an arrow and an inde­
(théiere
cipherable mark ([?]90i); lidded sugar bowl
(pot ä sucre Cahbre) incised w i t h a square.
232. Tea Service (dejeuner ruban)
Sevres manufactory, circa 1765-1770
Gilded by Etienne-Henri Le Guay
Soft-paste porcelain; polychrome enamel
decoration; gilding
One cup (gobelet BouiUard)
painted under­
neath w i t h the blue crossed Z's o f the Sevres
manufactory and w i t h the gilder's mark for
Le Guay, LG, i n gold. Second cup incised
w i t h an /"and the same indecipherable mark
as o n the teapot. B o t h saucers (soucoupes)
painted underneath w i t h the blue crossed
231
Z's o f the Sevres manufactory and w i t h the
231. Vase (vase a chaine or vase a cote de
melon)
Sevres manufactory, circa 1765-1770
After a design attributed to Jean-Claude
Duplessis pere\ modeled by Michel-Dorothé
Coudray and possibly Roger pere
Soft-paste porcelain, bleu nouveau ground
color; gilding
Painted underneath w i t h the blue crossed
Z's o f the Sevres manufactory: foot ring
incised CD and foot incised R.
Height: 1 ft. 5% i n . (45 cm); Diameter:
8 /8
5
in.
(22.2
cm)
232
I39
I40
F R E N C H
C E R A M I C S :
S E V R E S
gilder's mark for Le Guay, LG, i n gold; one
Exbury, Southampton, Hampshire, 1918; by
saucer incised w i t h a cross and two dots and
descent t o E d m u n d de Rothschild, Exbury,
the other w i t h an Xwithin
Hampshire, 1942 (sold, Christie s, L o n d o n ,
a square.
Tray: Height: i /s i n . (4.8 cm); W i d t h :
July 4,1946, l o t 87, t o [Frank Partridge,
ι ft. 3% i n . (38.8 cm); D e p t h : 10% i n .
L t d . , L o n d o n ] ) ; C o l . N o r m a n Colville,
(26 cm); Teapot: Height: 4 % i n . (12.4 cm);
England; private collection, California
7
W i d t h : 6 / 2 i n . (16.5 cm); D e p t h : 3 4 i n .
(sold, Christie's, N e w York, January 30,
(7.6 cm); L i d d e d Sugar Bowl: Height:
1985, l o t 137); [The A n t i q u e Porcelain Co.,
3
2 /i6
7
i n . (6.2 cm); Diameter: 3 i n . (7.6
N e w York].
cm);
Cup: Height: 2 /i6 i n . (8.8 cm); W i d t h :
5
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
3 Λ i n . (9.2 cm); D e p t h : 2 4 i n . (7 cm);
5
3
C. Davis, A Description of the Works of
Saucer: Height: 1% i n . (3.2 cm); Diameter:
Art:
Collection of Alfred de Rothschild (London,
54 i n . (3.3 cm)
1884), v o l . 2, fig. 87; C . Gay Nieda, "A
Accession number 89.DE.25.1—.5
Sevres Vase ä Panneaux"
GettyMusJ14
(1986), pp. 127-134, figs. 1-3, 8-9; "Acquisi­
P R O V E N A N C E
[Michel Vandermeersch, Paris]; [Bernard
tions/1985," GettyMusJ'14 (1986), no. 199,
Dragesco and D i d i e r Cramoisan, Paris,
p. 246, illus.; Savill, Sevres, vol. 1, pp. 278,
1988].
325, and 380; n . 31, p. 244; n . 19, p. 281;
n. 3 c p. 332; n . 21, p. 383; vol. 3, p. 1125;
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
"Acquisitions/1989," GettyMusJ18
Sassoon, Vincennes and Sevres Porcehin,
(1990),
no. 21, pp. 106-110, illus. pp. 107-108,
no. 50, p. 192, illus.
110-111.
233
233. Lidded Vase (vase ä panneaux,
premiere grandeur)
Sevres manufactory, circa 1765-1770
Reserve scene after a painting by Nicolas
Berchem
Soft-paste porcelain, bleu nouveau ground
234. Cup and Saucer (gobelet BouiUard
et soucoupe)
Height: 1 ft. 6 A i n . (47.5 cm); W i d t h :
3
IOVA i n . (26 cm); D e p t h : 8/16 i n . (20.5
cm)
Accession number 85.DE.219.a--b
P R O V E N A N C E
color; polychrome enamel decoration; gild­
(?) Comte de Jarnac, Thomastown Castle,
ing; gilt-bronze m o u n t
Ireland (sold, Christies, London, June 23,
T h e interior o f the l i p is incised 2.
1876, l o t 89); W i l l i a m Humble, ist Earl o f
Dudley; possibly sold by his widow; Alfred
de Rothschild, H a l t o n , Buckinghamshire,
by 1884; by descent to Lionel de Rothschild,
Sevres manufactory, 1770
Painted by Jacques Fontaine
Soft-paste porcelain, bleu celeste ground
color; grisaille enamel decoration; g i l d i n g
C u p painted w i t h the blue crossed L s o f the
Sevres manufactory enclosing the date letter
r for 1770, and w i t h Fontaine's mark o f five
dots. C u p incised C; saucer incised 6.
F R E N C H
C E R A M I C S :
S E V R E S
Cup: Height: 2 / 2 i n . (6.3 cm); W i d t h :
3 /8 i n . (9.2 cm); D e p t h : 2 / i 6 i n . (7.1 cm);
5
I3
Saucer: Height: 1% i n . (3.2 c m ) ; Diameter:
5 /i6 i n . (13.5
5
cm)
Accession number 7 9 . D E . 6 5 . a - . b
P R O V E N A N C E
Private collection (sold, Christie's, London,
June 21,1976, l o t 151); M r s . John W .
Christner, Dallas (sold, Christie's, N e w
York, June 9, 1979, l o t 227).
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
W i l s o n , "Acquisitions 1979 to m i d 1980,"
item B, p. 19, illus.; Sassoon, Vincennes and
Sevres PorceUin,
no. 20, pp. 102-105, illus.
pp. 103-104.
235
235. Cup and Saucer {gobeht litron et
soucoupe, deuxieme grandeur)
5
3Κ i n . (8.9 cm); D e p t h : 2V16 i n . (6.6 cm);
Sevres manufactory, 1773
Saucer: Height:
Painted by Etienne-Jean Chabry; gilded by
5%> i n . (13.9 cm)
Michel-Barnabé Chauveaux
Accession number 7 9 . D E . 6 4 . a - - b
ainé
Soft-paste porcelain, bleu celeste ground
color; polychrome enamel decoration;
gilding
Cup and saucer painted underneath w i t h
the blue crossed Z's o f the Sevres manufac­
234
Cup: Height: 2 /s i n . (6.7 cm); W i d t h :
I /I6
9
i n . (3.9 cm); Diameter:
P R O V E N A N C E
Sold, Sotheby's, L o n d o n , July 26,1977, l o t
345; M r s . John W . Christner, Dallas (sold,
Christie's, N e w York, June 9,1979, lot 226).
tory enclosing the date letter U for 1773, and
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
w i t h Chabry's mark ch i n blue; also painted
W i l s o n , "Acquisitions 1979 to m i d 1980,"
w i t h Chauveaux s mark # i n gold. Saucer
item C, p. 19, illus.; Sassoon, Vincennes and
incised da underneath.
Sevres Porcelain, no. 22, pp. 112-114, illus.
pp. 113-114.
I 4 I
142
F R E N C H
C E R A M I C S :
S E V R E S
236. Pair of Vases (vases bouc du Barry B)
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Sevres manufactory, 1778
Rosalind Savill, "A Pair o f Sevres Vases:
Painted by Fallot; gilded by Jean Chauveaux
From the Collection o f Sir Richard Wallace
lejeune
to the J. Paul Getty Museum," GettyMusJ 14
237. Garniture of Three Vases (vases des
ages: vase des ages a tetes de vieillards^
premiere grandeurs vases des äges a
tetes de jeunes femmes, deuxieme
grandeur)
Hard-paste porcelain; polychrome enamel
(1986), pp. 135-142, figs. ia~c; Savill, Sevres,
decoration; gilding
vol. ι, p. 442; n . 45, p. 446; vol. 3, n. 2,
Sevres manufactory, 1781
Each vase painted underneath w i t h the
p. 1022; Sassoon, Vincennes and Sevres Porce­
After designs by Jacques Francois Deparis,
gold crossed Z's o f the Sevres manufactory
lain, no. 23, pp. 115-118, illus. pp. 116-117.
at least one vase modeled by Etienne-Henry
flanked by the date letters AA i n gold for
Bono, painted by A n t o i n e Caton after
1778, all under a crown for hard paste;
engravings by Jean-Baptiste Tilliard; enamel
each vase also painted underneath w i t h
jeweling by Philippe Parpette and gilding by
Chauveaux s mark IN'm gold and w i t h an
Etienne-Henri Le Guay pere
abraded (?) F for Fallot.
Soft-paste porcelain, bleu nouveau ground
color; polychrome enamel decoration;
opaque and translucent enamel "jewels";
gilding and gold foils
Height: u /s i n . (29.5 cm); W i d t h : 7 i n .
5
(17.9 cm); D e p t h : 4 % i n . (12 cm)
Accession number 70.DE.99.1—.2
P R O V E N A N C E
Sir Richard Wallace, Paris, probably
acquired after 1870; Lady Wallace, Paris,
by inheritance, 1890; Sir John M u r r a y
Scott, Paris, by inheritance, 1897; Victoria,
Lady Sackville, Paris, by inheritance, 1912;
Vase .1 ( w i t h the scene "Minerva protects
[Jacques Seligmann, removed to N e w York,
Telemachus and preserves h i m f r o m Cupid's
1916-1917]; M o r t i m e r L . Schiff, N e w York
darts") is incised IΟ Β age le g (for premiere
(sold by his heir John L . Schiff, Christie's,
grandeur) o n the base and JO. Β o n the
L o n d o n , June 22, 1938, lot 26); purchased at
neck. Vase .2 ( w i t h the scene "Venus, i n
order to satisfy her resentment against
that sale by J. Paul Getty.
Telemachus, brings Love to Calypso") is
One of a pair
236
painted underneath w i t h the gold crossed
Z's o f the Sevres manufactory and w i t h LG,
the gilder's mark; i t is incised 39 A o n the
base and A 16 on the neck. Vase .3 ( w i t h the
scene "Telemachus, i n the deserts o f Oasis,
is consoled by Temosiris, Priest o f Apollo")
F R E N C H
1984 "GettyMusJ
C E R A M I C S :
S E V R E S
13 (1985), no. 4, pp.
98-104, figs. 22-23, 25-33; "Acquisitions /
1984," GettyMusJ13 (1985), no. 64, p. 182,
illus.; Geoffrey de Bellaigue, Sévres
Porcehin
in the Collection of Her Majesty the
Queen: The Louis XVI Service (Cambridge
and N e w York, 1985), p. 12, fig. 8, and p. 24,
no. 2; Svend Eriksen and Geoffrey de
Bellaigue, Sévres PorceUin:
Vincennes and
Sévres 1740-1800 ( L o n d o n and Boston,
1987), p. 139, no. 147, p. 339, illus. p. 338;
Savill, Sévres, vol. 1, p. 458; n. 25, p. 462,
and vol. 3, p. 1056; n . 16, p. 1017; n. 10, p.
1057; Sassoon, Vincennes and Sévres
Porcelain, no. 25, pp. 126-135, illus. pp.
127-134; Handbook 1991, p. 193, illus.
237
is painted underneath w i t h the gold crossed
P R O V E N A N C E
Z's o f the Sévres manufactory and w i t h LG;
Louis X V I , i n the bibliothéque at the
it is incised age 2e g (for deuxiéme
Chateau de Versailles, November 2,1781;
grandeur)
on the base and Bono over Β o n the neck.
Lionel de Rothschild, Exbury, Hampshire;
Vase .1: Height: 1 ft. 6V1 i n . (49.6 cm);
by descent to E d m u n d de Rothschild,
W i d t h : io /% i n . (27.7 cm); D e p t h : yVs i n .
Exbury, Hampshire, 1942 (sold, Christie's,
(19.3 cm); Vase .2: Height: 1 ft. 4 i n .
London, July 4,1946, lot 89, for £1,575
7
(40.8 cm); W i d t h : 9% i n . (24.8 cm); Depth:
7% i n . (18.4 cm); Vase .3: Height: 1 ft. 3 /i6
I5
t o
"FP" [Frank Partridge?]); [The Antique
Porcelain Co., L o n d o n , by 1951].
in. (40.5 cm); W i d t h : 10 i n . (25.4 cm);
D e p t h : 7V16 i n . (18 cm)
Accession number 84.DE.718.1—.3
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Pierre Verlet, "Orders for Sévres from the
French Court," Burlington Magazine 96
(July 1954), pp. 202-206; Adrian Sassoon,
"Vincennes and Sévres Porcelain Acquired
by the J. Paul Getty Museum i n
I43
144
F R E N C H
C E R A M I C S :
S E V R E S
Cup, front view
238
1907), L o n d o n and Ascot, Berkshire (sold,
Christie's, L o n d o n , M a y 4,1908, lot 289,
to [Harding] for 1629 guineas 15s); R. M .
W o o d , L o n d o n (sold, Christie's, L o n d o n ,
238
M a y 27,1919, lot 96, t o [Mallett's, L o n d o n ] ,
for 152 guineas 12s); H e n r y Walters, N e w
York (sold by his w i d o w , Parke-Bernet, N e w
238. Cup and Saucer (gobelet litron et
soucoupe)
mark. Saucer also painted w i t h the gilder
York, November 30,1943, lot 1009); private
Le Guay s mark LG i n blue. Saucer is incised
collection, N e w York (sold, Christie's, N e w
Sevres manufactory, 1781
44; cup is incised 36a and 6. Saucer bears
York, December 3,1977, lot 166); [ A r m i n Β .
A l l e n , N e w York, 1977].
G r o u n d color painted by Antoine Capelle;
a paper label under the base inked Colin,
the painted reserve and cameos attributed
of the Marchioness of Conyngham ipo8.
to Pierre-André Le Guay; flat gilding by
RM. Wood Esq.
Etienne-Henri Le Guay; enamel jeweling
Sevres Porcelain," GettyMusJ10
by Philippe Parpette
polychrome enamel decora­
Cup: Height: 2 4 i n . (6.9 cm); Depth:
3 / i 6 i n . (9.4 cm); Saucer: Height: i /s i n .
and gold foils
(3.6 cm); Diameter: 5/16 i n . (13.5 cm)
Cup and saucer both painted underneath
Accession number 8 i . D E . 2 8 . a - . b
n
L u x u r y for the C o u r t , " Techniques of the
3
w i t h the blue crossed Z's o f the Sevres
for 1781, and w i t h Capelles blue triangular
pp. 80-81, illus.; A d r i a n Sassoon, "Sevres:
3
tion; enamels i n i m i t a t i o n o f jewels; gilding
manufactory enclosing the date letters DD
(1982),
pp. 87-90, illus.; W i l s o n , Selections, no. 40,
Soft-paste porcelain, b r o w n ground color
{\f\merded'oie);
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
A d r i a n Sassoon, "Two Acquisitions o f
P R O V E N A N C E
Jane, Marchioness o f Conyngham (wife
o f the 3rd Marquess, married 1854, died
Worlds Great Masters of Tottery and Ceramics,
H u g o Morley-Fletcher, ed. (Oxford, 1984),
pp. 52-57, illus.; Sassoon, Vincennes and
Sevres Porcelain, no. 24, pp. 119-124, illus.
pp. 120-121,123, and 125.
F R E N C H
C E R A M I C S :
S E V R E S
P R O V E N A N C E
W i l l i a m J. Goode (sold, Christie's, London,
5£
July 17-18,1895, l o t 17, as "formerly the
Height: 1 ft. \V% i n . (42.5 cm); W i d t h : 9 i n .
(22.9 cm); Depth: 6 /s i n . (16.8 cm)
property o f the Director o f the Sevres Porcelain Factory," for 39 guineas to Gibson); p r i -
5
Accession number 88.DE.137.1-.2
vate collection, England; [Bernard Dragesco
and D i d i e r Cramoisan, Paris, 1987].
P R O V E N A N C E
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
[Jacques Seligmann, Paris]; (anonymous
sale, Nouveau D r o u o t , Paris, June 16,1987,
lot 104); [Jean L u p u , Paris, 1988].
Sevres (Paris, 1889), p i . xxvi; "Acquisitions/
1988," GettyMusJ'17 (1989), no. 77, p. 144,
illus.; Sassoon, Vincennes and Sevres Porce-
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
"Acquisitions/1988," GettyMusJYJ
Edouard Gamier, La Porcekine tendré de
(1989),
kin, no. 26, pp. 136-137, illus. pp. 136-137.
no. 76, pp. 143-144, illus.
240. Plate (assiette d'echantillons)
Sevres manufactory, 1782
Ground color painted by Antoine Capelle,
flowers painted by Jacques-Francois-Louis
One of a pair
239
239. Pair of Vases (vases Bolvry a perles or
vases a cartels Bolvry)
de Laroche; gilded by H e n r i - M a r t i n Prévost
jeune
Soft-paste porcelain, (?) fond Capelle ground
color; colored enamel decoration; gilding
Painted underneath w i t h the blue crossed
Sevres manufactory, 1781-1782
I s o f the Sevres manufactory enclosing the
Painted by V i n c e n t Taillandier, M m e
date letter EE for 1782, the painters' marks
Genevieve Taillandier, and Philippe Castel
Hard-paste porcelain, p i n k
fondpointillé\
polychrome enamel decoration; gilding
B o t h vases are painted underneath w i t h
for Capelle, a blue triangle, and Laroche, Lr
i n script, the gilder's mark, an HP i n gold,
and incised 31a.
the crowned, blue crossed L's o f the Sevres
manufactory enclosing the date letter EE for
1781-1782, and w i t h the painter's mark for
Vincent Taillandier, a fleur-de-lys. Vase .1 is
incised gu under the base.
Height: 1 i n . (2.5 cm); Diameter: <) /i6 i n .
5
(23.6 cm)
Accession number 8 8 . D E . 2
240
I45
I46
F R E N C H
C E R A M I C S :
S E V R E S
Height: 10 ft. (25.3 cm); W i d t h : 7% i n .
(22.5 cm); Depth: 6% i n . (15.9 cm)
Accession number 83.DE.341.1-.2
P R O V E N A N C E
(?) T h e Rt. H o n . L o r d Ashburton, Buckenham, N o r f o l k (sold, Christie's, London,
February 24,1869, l
o t
64, for 819 guineas to
Rhodes); Baroness Alexis de GoldschmidtRothschild, Switzerland; [Lovice Reviczky
A . G., Z u r i c h , 1983].
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
Sassoon, "Acquisitions 1983," no. 12,
pp. 209-211, 214, illus.; "Acquisitions/1983,"
GettyMusJ 12 (1984), no. 14, p. 266, illus.;
One of a pair
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2 4 1 . Pair of Vases {vases hollandois
nouveaux, [?] deuxieme grandeur)
Savill, Sevres, vol. 1, p. i n ; n . 2h, p. 116;
Sevres PorceUin, no. 27, pp. 138-141, illus.
P R O V E N A N C E
M r s . H . Dupuy, N e w York (sold, ParkeBernet, N e w York, A p r i l 3,1948, l o t 404);
private collection, South America; [P. Cei
Painted by Jacques-Fran9ois-Louis de
Cornaille
242
pp. 139,141.
Sevres manufactory, 1785
Laroche; gilded by Antoine-Toussaint
One of a pair
vol. 3, n . 5, p. 1040; Sassoon, Vincennes and
2 4 2 . Pair of Lidded Bowls {vases cassolettes
a monter)
and E. L u g l i , Florence]; [French and Co.,
N e w York, 1973]; purchased by J. Paul
Getty.
Soft-paste porcelain, bleu celeste ground
Paris and Sevres manufactory, circa 1785
color; polychrome enamel decoration;
M o u n t s attributed to Pierre-Philippe
gilding
Thomire
Ottomeyer and Pröschel, Vergoldete Bronzen,
Each base painted underneath w i t h the blue
Hard-paste porcelain, bleu nouveau ground
p. 268, illus.; Savill, Sevres, vol. 1, n . 17,
crossed I s o f the Sevres manufactory and
color; rouge griotte marble; gilt-bronze
p. 209; n . 51, p. 480; Sassoon, Vincennes
Laroche's mark Lr i n script. Base o f each
mounts
central section incised 2$; one base section
Height: 1 ft. 2 4 i n . (37.5 cm); W i d t h :
incised O.
ι ft. 1/4 i n . (34.3 cm); Depth: 10% i n .
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
and Sevres Porcelain, no. 28, pp. 142-144,
3
(26.1 cm)
Accession number 73.DI.77.1-.2
illus. p. 143.
F R E N C H
C E R A M I C S :
S E V R E S
Majesty the Queen: The Louis XVI Service
P R O V E N A N C E
Made for Louis X V I , ordered i n 1783 for
(Cambridge and N e w York, 1986), no. 149,
the Chateau de Versailles and delivered i n
pp. 28, 45, 52, 55-56, 64, 222, 259, 266;
December 1790; (?) Musée National, Paris,
Handbook 1986, p. 178, illus.; Sassoon,
sold 1797-1798; Robert Napier, Glasgow,
Vincennes and Sevres Porcehin, no. 29,
the Shandon collection, by 1862 (sold,
pp. 146-150, illus. pp. 147,149,151; Hand-
Christie's, L o n d o n , A p r i l 11,1877, l o t 347,
book 1991, p . 197, illus.
for £262 ios to Goode); W i l l i a m J. Goode,
London (sold, Christie's, L o n d o n , July 17,
1895, lot 136, for 230 guineas to Waller);
T. W. Waller, Esq. (sold, Christie's, L o n d o n ,
243
2 4 3 . Wine Bottle Cooler (seau ä bouteille
ordinaire)
Sevres manufactory, 1790
M o d e l designed by Jean-Claude Duplessis;
painted decoration attributed to Charles-Eloi
Asselin after engraved designs b y Charles
M o n n e t and Jean-Baptiste-Marie Pierre;
June 8,1910, l o t 171, for £630 to A . Wertheimer); [Asher Wertheimer, London] (sold,
Christie's, L o n d o n , June 16,1920, l o t 30, for
£84 to Clements); private collection (sold
as nineteenth century, Sotheby's, Begravia,
A p r i l 24,1980, l o t 162); private collection,
England (sold, Sotheby's, L o n d o n , October 21,1980, lot 207); [Winifred Williams,
Ltd., L o n d o n , 1980].
gilding attributed to Etienne-Henri Le Guay
E X H I B I T I O N S
Soft-paste porcelain, bleu nouveau ground
London, T h e South Kensington Museum,
Cooler
.1
244
color; polychrome enamel decoration;
Special Loan Exhibition
gilding
June 1862, no. 1323, p. 122; Leeds, England,
B o w l incised 38 underneath; foot ring
Exhibition Offices, National Exhibition
incised $. M o n o g r a m WJG for the owner
Works of Art at Leeds, 1868, no. 2102 or 2103
Sevres manufactory, 1791
W i l l i a m J. Goode scratched o n the under-
under Ornamental Arts, p. 262, loaned by
M o d e l designed by Jean-Claude Duplessis;
side i n t w o places.
Robert Napier.
gilded by Jean-Jacques D i e u
B I B L I O G R A P H Y
p l a t i n u m and gold decoration
of Works of
Art,
of
2 4 4 . Pair of Wine Bottle Coolers (seaux ä
demi-bouteittes ordinaires)
Hard-paste porcelain, black ground color;
J. C. Robinson, Catalogue of the Works of
Height: y /i6 i n . (18.9 cm); W i d t h :
7
(25.8 cm)
Accession number 8 2 . D E . 5
IO /I6
3
in.
Art Forming the Collection of Robert Napier
(London, 1865), no. 3501 or 3502, p . 260;
Adrian Sassoon, "Two Acquisitions o f
Sevres Porcelain," GettyMusJ\o
(1982),
pp. 91-94, illus.; W i l s o n , Selections, no. 48,
pp. 96-97, illus.; Geoffrey de Bellaigue,
Sevres Porcelain in the Collection of
Her
Each cooler painted underneath w i t h the
gold crossed Z's o f the Sevres manufactory
enclosing the date letters 00 i n gold for
1792-1793, all under a crown for hard paste;
each cooler also painted w i t h Dieu's t r i angular mark (abraded o n one).
Répareurs
mark AB incised o n one; BS incised o n
the other.
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