Ice-Cream Cooler, ca. 1767

  • Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory, French, active 1756 - present

Soft-paste porcelain with enamel decoration and gilding

  • Overall (with cover): 7 3/4 × 9 1/8 × 7 7/8 inches (19.7 × 23.2 × 20 cm) Overall: 4 3/4 × 9 1/8 × 7 5/8 in. (12.1 × 23.2 × 19.4 cm) Overall (internal diameter): 7 1/16 inches (18 cm) Overall (cover): 3 1/8 × 7 7/8 inches (7.9 × 20 cm)

Bequest of Mrs. Horace E. Dodge in memory of her husband

71.220

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  • Fashionable Living: S330.2
  • Fashionable Living: S330.2

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Gilding
  • Soft paste porcelain
  • Enamel
  • Ceramic
  • Tableware
  • Vessel
  • Flowers (motifs)
  • Sèvres
  • Birds
  • Ice cream

Marks, on bottom, on red-bordered paper label: Case Right | of Window | Third Shelf Marks, on bottom, on octagonal paper label: Case | 4 | 8 Marks, on bottom, in red: 71.220A

Inscribed, underneath in dark blue: Le Colibri | Le touraco ché Mr. de Richemond Inscribed, underneath in dark blue: Manaquin de cayenne | faisan noir de La chine

until 1906, Chéreméteff family (St. Petersburg, Russia); (Asher Wertheimer, London, England); (Duveen Brothers, New York, New York, USA; 1939-1971, purchased by Anna Thomson Dodge (Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA); 1971-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Winokur, Ronald L. "The Mr. and Mrs. Horace E. Dodge Memorial Collection." Bulletin of the DIA 50, no. 3 (1971): pp. 43-51. Cayeux, J. de. "Le décor d'oiseaux colorés à Vincennes et à Sèvres." Sèvres, no. 2 (1993): pp. 13, 30, no. 34, 31, no. 51, 32, no. 95, 36, no. 235. Dell, T., et al. The Dodge Collection of Eighteenth-Century French and English Art at the Detroit Institute of Arts. New York and Detroit, 1996, no. 55, p. 186, p. 187 (ill.).

Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory, Ice-Cream Cooler, ca. 1767, soft-paste porcelain with enamel decoration and gilding. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Mrs. Horace E. Dodge in memory of her husband, 71.220.