Liqueur Decanter Cooler (seau à topette) from Asturias Service


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Liqueur Decanter Cooler (seau à topette) from Asturias Service


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 | Wine coolers—France—18th century | Gilding—France—18th century | Landscapes on porcelain—France—18th century | Decoration and ornament—Plant forms—France—18th century | Flowers in art | Trees in art | Towers—Pictorial works | Rosset, Pierre-Joseph—Pictorial works

Getty AAT keywords: porcelain (material) | porcelain (visual works) | dinnerware | wine coolers (containers) | porcelain painting (image-making) | gilding-technique | landscapes (representations) | flower (motif) | floral patterns | plant-derived motifs | trees | towers (single built works)


35mm color slide of a liqueur decanter cooler from the Asturias Service (Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory). This is a side-view of the “Liqueur Decanter Cooler” (seau à topette, slide 49a). This was a gift from Louis XV to his granddaughter Marie Louise (Maria Luisa of Bourbon-Parma, 1751–1819), Princess of Asturias, later Queen of Spain. The marks include a hatchet mark, indicating the work of Pierre-Joseph Rosset (active 1753–90; Savill 1988, 3:1064), and a mark for Pierre aîné (the elder; active 1759–75; Eriksen and De Bellaigue 1987, 154 no. 110, 165n110).

Find more details on wine coolers in the Fritzsche Porcelain Exhibit.


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


Seattle Art Museum Libraries


1774 (date of object)
October 1977 (date of slide)


Painter, Kirsten Blythe


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English | French


still image

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Temporal Coverage

eighteenth century (dates CE)

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Original Format

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


Fritzsche, Ulrich (creator of slide); D’Arms, Ted (photographer); Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory (creator of object), “Liqueur Decanter Cooler (seau à topette) from Asturias Service,” Seattle Art Museum Libraries: Digital Collections, accessed November 30, 2022,