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An image of Covered bowl and stand by Saint-Cloud porcelain factory

Saint-Cloud porcelain factory

(France circa 1693 – 1766)

Covered bowl and stand
circa 1740-1750
Media category
Materials used
soft-paste porcelain

bowl 7.3 x 12.1 cm diam; cover 5.4 x 12.9 cm diam; stand 3.4 x 17.0 cm diam; bowl and cover height 11.6 cm:

a - bowl; 7.3 x 12.1 cm

b - cover; 5.4 x 12.9 cm

c - stand; 3.4 x 17 cm

On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
15th–19th c European art
Further information

The pattern of chrysanthemum and prunus branches issuing from ‘banded hedges’ derives from Japanese Kakiemon porcelain. Similar patterns were used at the Meissen and Chantilly factories. As in all polychrome decoration at Saint-Cloud, the palette is limited to five colours (red, blue, green, yellow and black). The knop is in the form of a white tulip with red flames.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 13 (colour illus.). 2