Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Flower vase (cuvette à fleurs courteille)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Jean-Louis Morin (French, active 1754–87)
Date:
1770
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 7/8 × 4 3/4 × 9 1/8 in. (12.4 × 12.1 × 23.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number:
58.75.102
Not on view
Inscription: Stickers on underside: [1] H.88 (Hillingdon collection number); [2] HILLINGDON - 88/ Painted by MORIN/ 1754-1780/ Dated R - 1770; [3] HILLINGDON/ HEIRLOOMS/ 88/ S.L. 4340.15/ Anonymous (Masterpieces of European Porcelain special exhibition loan label)

Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside: Crossed Ls enclosing r with m above (Sèvres factory mark, year letter for 1770, and apparently unrecorded decorator's mark of Jean-Louis Morin)
Sir Charles Mills, Baronet (by 1862) ; The Lords Hillingdon , London ; The Samuel H. Kress Foundation (by 1949–58; to MMA)
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