1963.0721.001 Pot de Creme
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Pot de creme (Pot au jus)

  • Category:

    Ceramics

  • Place of Origin:

    Jingdezhen, China, Asia

  • Date:

    1785-1790

  • Materials:

    Porcelain (hard-paste); Lime (alkaline) glaze; GOLD; Enamel

  • Techniques:

    Thrown, Molded, Gilded, Enameled, Painted

  • Museum Object Number:

    1963.0721.001 A, B


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Object Number

1963.0721.001 A, B

Object Name

Pot de creme (Pot au jus)

Category

Ceramics

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen, China, Asia

Date

1785-1790

Subjects

Society of Cincinnati; American eagle; American themed ceramics; American ownership history (foreign manuf); American market (Chinese manufacture); George Washington

Materials

Porcelain (hard-paste); Lime (alkaline) glaze; GOLD; Enamel

Techniques

Thrown, Molded, Gilded, Enameled, Painted

Dimensions (inches)

3.307 (H) , 3.583 (L) , 2.559 (Diam)

Dimensions (centimeters)

8.4 (H) , 9.1 (L) , 6.5 (Diam)

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Palmer, Arlene. 1976 A Winterthur Guide to Chinese Export Porcelain.
Published: pp. 134-35
[Book] Detweiler, Susan Gray. 1982 George Washington's Chinaware.
History of the Society of the Cincinnati service and examples: pp.81-97
[Catalogue] Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth NH (auction catalogue).
Society of Cincinnati sugar bowl and cover of different form, with similar style decoration: August 15-17, 2008, lot 314; see lot 315 for S. of C. order medal.
[Book] Lange, Amanda E. 2005 Chinese Export Art at Historic Deerfield.
Part teaset much like this example in ornament: pp. 250-53, no. 106, from original service of 45 pieces given by Samuel Shaw to Dr. David Townsend of Boston. Includes Townsend portrait, etc.
[Book] Conger, Clement E. & Rollins, Alexandra W. 1991 Treasures of State: Fine and Decorative Arts in the Diplomatic Reception Rooms of the U. S. Department of State.
Part tea service bearing badge of Society of Cincinnati: p. 265, no. 161, c. 1789-90, with discussion of related services, badge as design source, and involved personages.