Clock, 1767

  • Charles-Nicolas Dodin, French, 1734-1803
  • Charles Duterte, French, active 1758
  • Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory, French, active 1756 - present
  • François Vavasseur, French, 1753-1770

Soft-paste porcelain with enamel decoration and ormolu mounts

  • Framed: Overall: 18 1/2 × 7 × 7 inches (47 × 17.8 × 17.8 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Josephine and Ernest Kanzler Fund

54.475

On View

  • Fashionable Living: Kanzler Room S330

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Scrolls (motifs)
  • Medallions (ornament areas)
  • Soft paste porcelain
  • Ormolu
  • Enamel
  • Clock
  • Urn
  • Putto
  • Sèvres

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, on the works: Duterte Paris

Marks, on front plaque: K [for Dodin] Marks, on plaques on right and left: W [for Vavasseur l'aîné]

Provenance

Lionel and Alfred de Rothschild; September 9, 1954, (Antique Porcelain Company, London, England); 1954-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Grigaut, Paul L. "A Gift of French Porcelain." Bulletin of the DIA 34, no. 4 (1954–1955): 78–79, p. 79, cover (ill.). French Taste in the Eighteenth Century. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1956, pp. 84, no. 353, 86 (ill.).

Rights Status

Charles-Nicolas Dodin; François Vavasseur; Charles Duterte; et al., Clock, 1767, soft-paste porcelain with enamel decoration and ormolu mounts. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Josephine and Ernest Kanzler Fund, 54.475.