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Stand for a Mustard Pot (Plateau de moutardier)

Manufacturer: Vincennes Porcelain Manufactory

Date: c. 1751-1753
Overall: 3.6 x 13.4 x 17.8 cm (1 7/16 x 5 1/4 x 7 in.)
Medium: Soft-paste porcelain, overglaze enamels and gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:France, Île-de-France, Vincennes
Object number: G83.1.1097
DescriptionVincennes yellow ground plateau de moutardier ordinaire of shaped oval form. The butterfly-shaped panels each painted in colours with an exotic bird and outlined with a garland of flowers. The fond jonquil is slightly pulsating in colour, and the central white recess is painted with a moth, and the reverse has four floral sprays.