A Soft-Paste Sèvres Porcelain Broth Bowl, Cover & Stand, 1789 

This is a lidded bowl intended to serve a warm broth.  The shape is an écuelle ronde tournée with unusual decoration in toned gilding.

The decorator’s mark for André-Vincent Vielliard (active at Vincennes and Sèvres 1752-90) can be found on each piece.

This piece can be identified in the massive Sèvres porcelain collection of J. H. Fitzhenry which was sold at auction in Paris in 1909.

Height 10.5cm
Width 17cm
Depth 16cm


Private Collection, USA, 2021