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Compote

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Artist Unknown (France)

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c. 1749-1760

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G324
Compote, Artist Unknown (France)
: A Collection of Strasbourg Pottery and Porcelain
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Tin-glazed earthenware
Size: 7 5/8 x 9 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. (19.37 x 24.13 x 22.23 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, France, Strasbourg
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 18th century
Physical Description: oval-shaped shallow bowl painted with a central tied-flower spray within a border of foliage scrolls and flowers suspending drapery; supported on four dolphin and female mask legs resting on an oval-shaped stepped base with stylized flowers and foliage
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mrs. John P. Rutherfurd in memory of her father, Mr. Thomas Shevlin
Accession Number: 54.27.68
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009