Monteith, ca. 1768

  • Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory, French, active 1756 - present

Soft-paste porcelain with enamel decoration and gilding

  • Overall: 5 × 11 × 7 3/4 inches (12.7 × 27.9 × 19.7 cm)

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

71.218

On View

  • Fashionable Living: S330.2

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Cartouches
  • Scalloping
  • Gilding
  • Soft paste porcelain
  • Enamel
  • Ceramic
  • Tableware
  • Monteith
  • Garlands
  • Sèvres
  • Birds
  • Owl
  • Toucan
  • Oriole
  • Parakeet

Incised, near foot rim: BP Marks, underneath, in black, on paper label with red border: Case Right |of Door | Top Shelf Marks, underneath, on circular label: 11 Marks, underneath, on octagonal label, in ink: Case 1/3 [in pencil] 71.218 Marks, underneath, in red: 71.218

Inscribed, underneath, in black: Letoucan du Brésil; et le Loriot des indes Inscribed, underneath, in black: LeDuc, et la pétite Perruche,

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)

Notes on the Historic Chéreméteff Sèvres Porcelain on View at the Galleries of Mr. Asher Wertheimer. Exh. cat., Wertheimer Galleries. London, nos. 14, 15. 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. 30, no. 46 [as Aloncle], 32, no. 86 [as Aloncle], 34, no. 173 [as Aloncle], no. 177 [as Aloncle], 36, no. 230 [as Aloncle]. 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. 59, pp. 192-194, (ill.) p. 193, (ill.) p. 194.

Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory, Monteith, ca. 1768, soft-paste porcelain with enamel decoration and gilding. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Mrs. Horace E. Dodge in memory of her husband, 71.218.