Description This type of pot was used for growing plants and bulbs, which were watered through the holes on the base. This example is decorated with a dark blue ground with circular and rectangular reserves of flowers and harbor scenes painted by Jean-Louis Morin (1754-1787).
Provenance E. M. Hodgkins Collection, Paris, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; A. Seligmann, Rey and Co., New York; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1928, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Factory Mark] Intertwined Lls; [Gilder's Mark] B (Boulanger, 1754 - 84)
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