14 Rutland Gate
London SW7 1BB
This green ground cooler for a half-bottle or decanter of wine – seau à demi-bouteille – was sold by the Sèvres factory to the Parisian marchand-mercier Simon Poirier in 1771.
This piece came from the wonderful collections of the Earls of Granard.
Height 17 cm
Purchased by The National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, 2009