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"Tropiques" monumental jar and cover


Henri Rapin ; Anne-Marie Fontaine ; Sèvres Porcelain Factory


1937 (form c. 1925)

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G379
'Tropiques' monumental jar and cover, Henri Rapin      ;    Anne-Marie Fontaine      ;    Sèvres Porcelain Factory
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Polychrome pastel impasto glazes on porcelain
Size: 22 1/2 x 15 x 15 in. (57.2 x 38.1 x 38.1 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 20th century, Art Deco
Inscriptions: Marks on vase: [AM Fontaine 90.37]; on underside: [S/Sevres Manufacture Nationale France L] and [16-12-37 PM]; [AMF] on cover
Physical Description: ovoid body decorated with continuous tropical landscape depicting distant mountains and sailboats, stylized palms, exotic birds and butterflies; capped with cover in matching blue glaze
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Modernism Collection, gift of Norwest Bank Minnesota
Accession Number: 98.276.51a,b
Artist: Henri Rapin, French, 1873-1939
Role: Designer
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1873-1939

Artist: Anne-Marie Fontaine
Role: Decorator

Artist: Sèvres Porcelain Factory, Paris, est. 1756
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: Paris, est. 1756
Added to Site: February 28, 2009