The Razumovsky Service

Not on display

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Manufacturer

Sèvres porcelain manufactory (estab. 1756)

Date

1767

Medium

  • soft-paste porcelain

Type of object

  • dessert services

Accession number

2867.1-103

One of a set, see others ▸

History

Provenance

  • Purchased by Count Kyril Razumovsky (b.1728, d.1803); possibly by descent to his third son, André (b.1752, d.1836); possibly sold privately; acquired by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild (b.1839, d.1898) by 1878; by descent to his niece, Baroness Edmond de Rothschild (b.1853, d.1935); by descent to Mr James de Rothschild (b.1878, d.1957)

Exhibition history

  • From Gulliver to Liliput: virtuosity in ceramics; Musée National de Céramique, France; 23 November 2005 - 20 March 2006

Collection

  • Waddesdon (National Trust)
  • Accepted by HM Government in lieu of inheritance tax and allocated to the National Trust for display at Waddesdon Manor, 1990
Bibliography

Bibliography

  • Svend Eriksen, Anthony Blunt; Sevres Porcelain: The James A. de Rothschild Collection at Waddesdon Manor; Fribourg; Office du Livre; 1968; pp. 206-225; Cat. no. 75
  • Juliette Hibou, Waddesdon Manor: l'histoire d'une passion, Dossier de l'art, 172, March 2010, 93-95; p. 95, ill.