Manufacturer Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory, French, active 1756 - present
Decorator Claude-Antoine Tardy, French, 1733-1795
Decorator Vincent Taillandier, French, 1753-1790
  • Covered Bowl and Stand
  • Écuelle ronde tourneé, shape A, third size, and plateau nouvelle forme (alternate title)
  • Bowl Cover (alternate title)
  • Stand for Écuelle (alternate title)
Date between 1777 and 1782
Medium Soft-paste porcelain with enamel decoration and gilding
Dimensions Overall (bowl): 4 3/4 × 9 1/4 × 6 inches (12.1 × 23.5 × 15.2 cm)
Overall (stand): 1 5/8 × 8 3/8 × 7 9/16 inches (4.1 × 21.3 × 19.2 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Mrs. Horace E. Dodge in memory of her husband
Accession Number 71.253
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Decorative Arts: S3A, Level 3 (see map)
Marks Marks, on bottom of bowl, in blue enamel: [interlaced L's enclosing "ee" (mark for 1782) and mark for painter Tardy]
Marks, incised on bottom of bowl, near the foot rim: "8" and "43"
Marks, on bottom of stand, in puce enamel: [interlaced L's enclsoing "z" (date of 1777) with mark of painter Taillander below]
Sir Samuel Edward Scott [1873-1943], Bart. (Lytchet Minster, Dorset, 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.

Dell, T., et al. The Dodge Collection of Eighteenth-Century French and English Art at the Detroit Institute of Arts. New York and Detroit. New York and Detroit, 1996, no. 50, pp. 172-175, (ill.) p. 176.