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The Razumovsky Service

Manufacturer:
Sèvres porcelain manufactory (estab. 1756)
Date:
1767
Place of production:
Sèvres, France
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.