Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Spice box with cover (Poivrière)

Factory:
Saint-Cloud factory (French, before 1698–1766)
Date:
ca. 1710–30
Culture:
French, Saint-Cloud
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1950
Accession Number:
50.211.134a, b
Not on view
Marking: Unmarked
Georges Papillon , Paris (until 1919; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, June 3–5, 1919, no. 224); Mme. Helen Dupuy , Paris (until 1948; sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, April 2–3, 1948, no. 357; sold for $650 to Wilson); R. Thornton Wilson (1948–50; to MMA)
Related Objects

Table knives (12)

Date: ca. 1720–35 Medium: Soft-paste porcelain Accession: 1973.314.1–.12 On view in:Not on view

Wine glass cooler

Artist: Saint-Cloud factory (French, before 1698–1766) Date: ca. 1720–40 Medium: Soft-paste porcelain Accession: 54.147.13 On view in:Not on view

Bottle cooler (seau à demi-bouteille) (one of a pair)

Artist: Saint-Cloud factory (French, before 1698–1766) Date: ca. 1720–40 Medium: Soft-paste porcelain Accession: 54.147.14 On view in:Not on view

Toilet jar with cover

Artist: Saint-Cloud factory (French, before 1698–1766) Date: ca. 1720–40 Medium: Soft-paste porcelain Accession: 50.211.137a, b On view in:Not on view

Pair of flower sellers

Artist: Saint-Cloud factory (French, before 1698–1766) Date: ca. 1740–50 Medium: Soft-paste porcelain Accession: 50.211.132, .133 On view in:Not on view