Epergne

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-189616

Description

Porcelain epergne with three tiers of plates ascending in size each separated by a vase shaped stand, the highest terminates in a scrolled heart shaped cartouche finial. White glaze body with raspberry and gold banded edges and gold monogrammed "P"s on the foot and the two middle plate separators.

Details

Descriptive Terms

epergnes
porcelain
Epergne

Inscription

"CH.PILLIVUTY & Cie / PARIS / EXP. 1867 / MEDAILLE D'OR" (Red glaze mark within a circle.)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD162

Maker

Ch Pillivuyt & Cie (Manufacturer)

Dimensions

16 1/2 (H), 9 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3093.333

Places

Mehun-sur-Yèvre (Cher, Centre region, France)