Monteith, 1767

  • Antoine-Joseph Chappuis, French, 1743-1787
  • Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory, French, active 1756 - present

Soft-paste porcelain with enamel decoration and gilding

  • Overall: 5 × 11 × 8 inches (12.7 × 27.9 × 20.3 cm)

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


On View

  • Fashionable Living: S330.2


European Sculpture and Dec Arts

Painter's mark, underneath, in blue: CP [Chappuis] Date mark, underneath, in blue: [interlaced L's enclosing O; for 1767] Incised, near the foot rim: 5 Marks, underneath, on a red-bordered label: Case Right | of Window | Top Shelf Marks, underneath, on circular label: 71 Marks, underneath, on octagonal label, in ink: Case 2/1 Marks, underneath, on rectangular label: 1767 Marks, underneath, on a blue-bordered label: [illegible] Marks, underneath, in red: [71].228 Red bordered label, underneath, partly covered by other marks

Inscribed, underneath: Pelican | d'amerique || Martin pecheur | de Cayenne Inscribed, underneath, in black: Gorge Rouge | d'amerique || Loutarde

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)

Spilioti, N. "La porcelaine à l'exposition historique des objets d'art à St. Petersburg en 1904." Khudozhestvennyya Sokrovishcha Rossii [Les trésors d'art de Russie] vol. 4. St. Petersburg, 1904, p. 140. Notes on the Historic Chéreméteff Sèvres Porcelain on View at the Galleries of Mr. Asher Wertheimer. Exh. cat., Wertheimer Galleries. London, nos. 79-81. 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. 31, no. 61, 32, no. 106, 33, no. 152. 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. 56, pp. 186-190, (ill.) p. 189, (ill.) p. 190.

Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory; Antoine-Joseph Chappuis, Monteith, 1767, soft-paste porcelain with enamel decoration and gilding. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Mrs. Horace E. Dodge in memory of her husband, 71.228.