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(French, 1695–1750)
(French, 1745)
Overall: 36.9 x 38.4 x 31.8 cm (14 1/2 x 15 1/8 x 12 1/2 in.); Average: 35 x 38.4 x 31.8 cm (13 3/4 x 15 1/8 x 12 1/2 in.)

Did You Know?

The langoustine, pigeon, and vegetables were cast using real examples giving the silver copies lifelike detail and appearance.


See entry for cover record 1977.182.
  • Evelyn Pierrepont, 2nd Duke of Kingston, 1740-1773; Elizabeth Chudleigh, sometime Duchess of Kingston, 1773-1788; Prince Alexander Bezborodko, 1788-1799 (?); Count Elie Bezborodko, 1799-1815 (?); Count Alexander Kushelev-Bezborodko, 1815-1855 (?); A. A. Polovtsoff; his heirs, sold Paris, 1909; (Jacques Seligmann); J. P. Morgan, 1909-?; (Charles and Richard Comyns, London, 1925-1926); anonymous owner(s) until 1977; (Peter Zervudachi, Galerie du Lac, Vevey, Switzerland).
  • The Cleveland Museum of Art. Handbook of the Cleveland Museum of Art/1978. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1978. Reproduced: p. 177
    May, Sally Ruth. Knockouts: a pocket guide. Cleveland: Cleveland Museum of Art, 2001. Reproduced: no. 40, p. 42
    Fuhring, Peter. "The Silver Inventory from 1741 of Louis, duc d'Orleans." Cleveland Studies in the History of Art 8 (2003): 130-145. Mentioned and reproduced: P. 130-131, fig. 1
    Cleveland Museum of Art. The CMA Companion: A Guide to the Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland: Cleveland Museum of Art, 2014. Mentioned and reproduced: P. 135
  • Tanke och form i rokokon (18th Century: Thought and Form in the Rococo Age). Nationalmuseum, 103 24 Stockholm, Sweden (organizer) (October 4, 1979-January 6, 1980).
    Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1720-2008. Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, NY (organizer) (March 7-July 6, 2008).
    Elegance and Intrigue: French Society in 18th-century Prints and Drawings. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (July 16-November 6, 2016).
  • {{cite web|title=Tureen|url=false|author=Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier, Pierre-François Bonnestrenne, Henry Adnet|year=1735–38|access-date=21 February 2024|publisher=Cleveland Museum of Art}}

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