Chocolate Pot (chocolatière)

Dublin Core

Title

Chocolate Pot (chocolatière)

Subject

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

Getty AAT keywords: porcelain (material) | porcelain (visual works) | dinnerware | chocolate pots | porcelain painting (image-making) | gilding-technique | plant-derived motifs | flower (motif) | floral patterns

Description

35mm color slide of a hard-paste chocolate pot (Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory). Colorful pink, red, and blue floral bouquets are painted against a white ground. The edges are gilded with foliage and other designs. The “underside of the cover” includes prongs to “hold the cover while chocolate is being poured” (Fritzsche 2018). The number 53 is handwritten on the slide.

Creator

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

Publisher

Seattle Art Museum Libraries

Date

1779 (date of object)
May 1990 (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); Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory (creator of object), “Chocolate Pot (chocolatière),” Seattle Art Museum Libraries: Digital Collections, accessed September 24, 2022, https://samlibraries.omeka.net/items/show/2978.