18 June 2008
A LOUIS XIV FAIENCE BLUE AND WHITE PORTABLE CLOSET
EARLY 18TH CENTURY
Of square form, the top with a circular aperture and one side with a sliding door with pierced handle to the top rim, the top with four radiating fronds to the corners on a scale-pattern ground, the sides with stylised foliage scrolls flanking a central waisted panel of scrolls and foliage and with swags of drapery suspending a bouquet, the lower-part and the sliding door surround with diaper-pattern, feet lacking, the sliding door extensively restored, crack beneath door and across the base, chipping and flaking to edges
15 in. (38 cm.) high from handle to base
Acquired from Christopher Gibbs, 18 October 1976.
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