Flower vase (cuvette à fleurs Courteille) (one of a pair), Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present), Soft-paste porcelain, French, Sèvres

Flower vase (cuvette à fleurs Courteille) (one of a pair)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Charles Nicolas Dodin (French, Versailles 1734–1803 Sèvres)
Date:
1761
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
with flowers: 15 in. (38.1 cm); vase: 6 × 10 in. (15.2 × 25.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.356.591a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 529
Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing H (Sèvres factory mark and date letter for 1761); [2] k below mark [1] (decorator's mark for Charles Nicolas Dodin)
W.J. Goode (until 1895; sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, July 17– 18, 1895, no. 191); T.W. Waller (until 1907; sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, June 7–9, 1910, no. 172; to Bensimon); Gaston Bensimon (from 1910) ; [ Rosenberg and Stiebel, Inc. , New York (until 1960; sold to Mr. and Mrs. Sheafer) ] ; Lesley and Emma Sheafer , New York (until 1974; bequeathed to MMA)