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Collection

An image of Monteith (Seau crennele) by Sèvres

Sèvres

(France 1756 – )

Title
Monteith (Seau crennele)
Year
1770
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions

13 x 29.7 x 21.4 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.183
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

The undulating rim is designed to keep the stems of wine glasses steady as they sit in water to cool. The form can also be described as a monteith.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 104 (colour illus.). cat.no. 137