Snake-Handled Bowl

Dublin Core

Title

Snake-Handled Bowl

Subject

LCSH: Porcelain, French—18th century—Pictorial works | Porcelain, French—Private collections | Porcelain, French—Vincennes—18th century—Slide collections | Vincennes porcelain—18th century—Pictorial works | Slides (Photography)—Private collections | Fritzsche, Ulrich—Art collections—Pictorial works | Ceramic tableware—France—18th century | Ceramic bowls—France—18th century | Gilding—France—18th century | Decoration and ornament—Plant forms—France—18th century | Flowers in art | Serpents in art

Getty AAT keywords: porcelain (material) | porcelain (visual works) | dinnerware | bowls (vessels) | porcelain painting (image-making) | gilding-technique | floral patterns | flower (motif) | Serpentes (suborder)

Description

35mm color slide of a two-handled bowl (Vincennes Porcelain Manufactory). The side handles are molded in the form of two intertwined snakes. This slide shows a side view of “Snake-Handled Bowl” (slide 7a): here the snake handle is visible at the center of the image. The base and rim are gilded. The number 7 is handwritten on the slide.

Creator

Fritzsche, Ulrich (creator of slide); D’Arms, Ted (photographer); Vincennes Porcelain Manufactory (creator of object)

Publisher

Seattle Art Museum Libraries

Date

ca. 1750 (date of object)
July 1986 (date of slide)

Contributor

Painter, Kirsten Blythe

Rights

These materials may be protected under copyright law and may only be used for educational, teaching, and learning purposes. If intended use is beyond these purposes, it is the sole responsibility of the user to obtain the appropriate copyright permissions.

Format

application/jpg

Language

English | French

Type

still image

Spatial Coverage

France

Temporal Coverage

eighteenth century (dates CE)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

slide, scanned using an Epson Perfection V600 Photo scanner at 3200 dpi.

Citation

Fritzsche, Ulrich (creator of slide); D’Arms, Ted (photographer); Vincennes Porcelain Manufactory (creator of object), “Snake-Handled Bowl,” Seattle Art Museum Libraries: Digital Collections, accessed August 17, 2022, https://samlibraries.omeka.net/items/show/2905.