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Mustard Pot with Stand and Spoon (Moutardier à Plateau; Cuillère à Moutarde) Mustard Pot And Spoon

This is a mustard pot and spoon. It was manufactured by Chantilly Porcelain Factory. It is dated early 18th–mid- 18th century and we acquired it in 1977. Its medium is soft paste porcelain, vitreous enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. John Jay Ide. It is credited The John Jay Ide Collection.

Its dimensions are

H x W (a: mustard pot): 8.1 × 13.7 × 9.8 cm (3 3/16 × 5 3/8 × 3 7/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 2.2 × 5.1 cm (7/8 in. × 2 in.) H x W x D (c: spoon): 1.9 × 11.6 × 2.7 cm (3/4 × 4 9/16 × 1 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] a fanfare trumpet or hunting horn, painted in underglaze blue (manufactory mark)

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Mustard Pot with Stand and Spoon (Moutardier à Plateau; Cuillère à Moutarde) Mustard Pot And Spoon; Manufactured by Chantilly Porcelain Factory (France); France; soft paste porcelain, vitreous enamel; H x W (a: mustard pot): 8.1 × 13.7 × 9.8 cm (3 3/16 × 5 3/8 × 3 7/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 2.2 × 5.1 cm (7/8 in. × 2 in.) H x W x D (c: spoon): 1.9 × 11.6 × 2.7 cm (3/4 × 4 9/16 × 1 1/16 in.); The John Jay Ide Collection; 1977-52-17-a/c

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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