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Ewer and Basin, 1761

Porcelain
7 1/2 in
19.1 cm
location
New York
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MBI
Michele Beiny Inc.
New York
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Sèvres water jugs and basins were intended for use in the ritual of the toilette and in the …

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Sèvres water jugs and basins were intended for use in the ritual of the toilette and in the garde-robe. They were not included in dinner services, nor were they part of the equipment of the dining table. Like their counterparts in precious metals included in the toilet services from the seventeenth century onwards, …

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Signature
Marked with interlaced Ls, three dots for Pierre-Louis-Philippe Armand (op. 1749-88), date letter 'H' for 1761
Manufacturer
Sèvres
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Courtesy Richard P. Goodbody, Inc.
Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory
French, established 1740
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The Sèvres porcelain factory has produced objects and wares heralded for innovative design and …

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The Sèvres porcelain factory has produced objects and wares heralded for innovative design and technique since its founding in Vincennes, France in 1740. Named after the town to which it moved in 1756, Sèvres porcelain was considered the paragon of 18th-century European porcelain and prized for its cobalt …

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Michele Beiny Inc.
New York
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Sèvres water jugs and basins were intended for use in the ritual of the toilette and in the …

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Sèvres water jugs and basins were intended for use in the ritual of the toilette and in the garde-robe. They were not included in dinner services, nor were they part of the equipment of the dining table. Like their counterparts in precious metals included in the toilet services from the seventeenth century onwards, …

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Signature
Marked with interlaced Ls, three dots for Pierre-Louis-Philippe Armand (op. 1749-88), date letter 'H' for 1761
Manufacturer
Sèvres
Image rights
Courtesy Richard P. Goodbody, Inc.
Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory
French, established 1740
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The Sèvres porcelain factory has produced objects and wares heralded for innovative design and …

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The Sèvres porcelain factory has produced objects and wares heralded for innovative design and technique since its founding in Vincennes, France in 1740. Named after the town to which it moved in 1756, Sèvres porcelain was considered the paragon of 18th-century European porcelain and prized for its cobalt …

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Ewer and Basin, 1761

Porcelain
7 1/2 in
19.1 cm
location
New York
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