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Creator Name: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory
Creator Nationality: European; French
Creator Role: made at
Creator Dates/Places: 1602 - 1674
Creator Name-CRT: Sèvres factory
Creator Name: Regnier, Hyacinthe-Jean
Creator Role: Modeled by
Creator Dates/Places: 1803 - 1870
Creator Name-CRT: Hyacinthe-Jean Regnier
Creator Name: Barbin, Francois-Hubert
Creator Role: Decorated by
Creator Dates/Places: 1786
Creator Name-CRT: Francois-Hubert Barbin
Creator Name: Sinsson, Jacques-Nicolas
Creator Role: flowers painted by
Creator Name-CRT: Jacques-Nicolas Sinsson
Title: Covered Cup (cover)
Title Type: Primary
Title: Coupe Cassolette
Title Type: Foreign
Creation Start Date: 1844
Creation End Date: 1844
Creation Date: 1844
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Ceramic
Materials and Techniques: Porcelain
Dimensions: Diameter: 35.6cm, Overall: 49cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 2001.121.b
Credit Line: Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund
Context: The official French porcelain factory at Sèvres has always been one of Europe's most important ceramic manufacturers, famous for its decorative pieces as well as more utilitarian wares. This vase in the Renaissance style, its design inspired by 16th-century French examples, is clearly in the tradition of elaborately conceived and decorated pieces intended for use by the French court or as presentation pieces by its monarchs. The latter was the fate of this Covered Cup, acquired in 1846 by Queen Marie-Amélie d'Orleans, the wife of Louis-Philippe, king during the July Monarchy (1830-48). Soon thereafter the vase was presented to a now unknown person. It is one of four pieces of this design made at the Sèvres factory, and the only one known today to have survived.
AMICA ID: CMA_.2001.121.b
AMICA Library Year: 2002
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Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art
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