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)
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.
Fritzsche, Ulrich (creator of slide); D’Arms, Ted (photographer); Vincennes Porcelain Manufactory (creator of object)
Seattle Art Museum Libraries
ca. 1750 (date of object)
July 1986 (date of slide)
Painter, Kirsten Blythe
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English | French
eighteenth century (dates CE)
Still Image Item Type Metadata
slide, scanned using an Epson Perfection V600 Photo scanner at 3200 dpi.
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 October 1, 2022, https://samlibraries.omeka.net/items/show/2905.