Manufacturer Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory, French, active 1756 - present
Maker Antoine-Joseph Chappuis, French, 1743-1787
Title
  • Monteith
  • Seau à crennelé (alternate title)
Date 1768
Medium Soft-paste porcelain with enamel decoration and gilding
Dimensions Overall: 5 × 11 3/4 × 7 3/4 inches (12.7 × 29.8 × 19.7 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Mrs. Horace E. Dodge in memory of her husband
Accession Number 71.227
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Decorative Arts: S3A, Level 3 (see map)
Marks Painter's mark, underneath, in blue: CP [Chappuis]
Date mark, underneath, in blue: [interlaced L's enclosing P; for 1768]
Incised, near the foot rim: 5 19
Marks, on circular label: 74
Marks, on octagonal label, in ink: Case 4/3
Marks, on rectangular label: 1768
Marks, in red: 71.227
Inscriptions Inscribed, underneath, in black: Martin pecheur de Cayene | Canard d'été d'amerique
Inscribed, underneath, in black: Lapie des indes | manaKin a Gorge pourpré
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.

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. 21 [as 1766], 32, no. 90, no. 106, 35, no. 191.

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. 188, (ill.) p. 190.