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Potpourri Vase

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Mansion Exhibit - Drawing Room


About this object

Blue porcelain body and lid, mounted in French gilt bronze with openwork Rococo scrolls, finial on lid Meissen porcelain pug dog scratching his ear, seated next to a bunch of porcelain flowers. Handles are shaped like vines. Round base in gilt bronze with openwork floral vines.

Category:
OTHER METALWORK
Object name:
Vessel (Container)
Made from:
Ormolu -- porcelain
Made in:
FRANCE
Date made:
ca. 1760
Size:
H. 12 3/4 in., W. 8 in.
overall __27.94 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
14.92.1-2
Class:
METAL
Signature marks:
NONE
Credit line:
Gift of Eleanor Close Barzin, 1985