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Bowl with cover

Factory:
Porcelain by Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Maker:
Mounts by Jean Écosse (master 1705, died 1741/3)
Date:
ca. 1734
Culture:
German, Meissen with French, Paris mounts
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain, gold
Dimensions:
4 × 8 3/8 in. (10.2 × 21.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
68.141.285a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 545
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside of bowl: Crossed swords (Meissen factory mark);

On mounts:
[1] crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains de remède, JE, device an ermine (maker's mark for Jean Écosse);
[2] griffin's head (Paris charge mark for gold, 1732–38);
[3] crowned S (Paris warden's mark, 1734–35);
[4] dog's head (Paris discharge mark for small work, 1732–38)

Location of marks:
[1] inside top rim of bowl
[2], [3] inside top rim of bowl, at base of each handle
[4] inside top rim of bowl, on outside of foot rim and cover rim
[ S. J. Phillips Ltd. , until February 7, 1961; sold to Irwin Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1961–68; to MMA)
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