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Lidded Ewer and Basin
Ewer and Basin made at the Saint-Cloud Porcelain Manufactory (French, active by 1693 - 1766)
porcelain about 1715 - 1720; silver mounts modern ?
Soft-paste porcelain underglaze blue decoration and silver
Decorated with a finely painted pattern of blue
These vessels were produced at Saint-Cloud, the first major manufactory in France to make
"Acquisitions/1988." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 17 (1989), p. 141, no. 70.
Le Duc, Geneviève. Porcelaine tendre de Chantilly au XIIIe siècle (Paris, 1996), p. 77.
Coutts, Howard. The Art of Ceramics: European Ceramic Design 1500-1830 (New Haven, 2001), p. 86, fig. 103, ill. p. 84.
Wilson, Gillian, et al. French Furniture and Gilt Bronzes: Baroque and Régence, Catalogue of the J. Paul Getty Museum Collection (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2008) p. 368 (app. no. 2).