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VASE, ONE OF TWO (VASE HOLLANDAIS)

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VASE, ONE OF TWO (VASE HOLLANDAIS)

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Drawing Room


About this object

The ground is turquoise-blue. On one side of the vase is a scalloped oval panel painted with a rustic scene of a seated youth playing with a bird and an empty cage in the foreground, bagpipes and a dog at the right, two sheep at the left. On the other side is a panel reserved in white containing a large cluster of flowers in natural color. The body of the vase is covered with profuse gilt floral scrolls. The inside top edge of each vase has a gilt scroll. The part of each vase that fits into the base is covered with gilt caillouté, as is the lowest part of the base.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
VASE, ONE OF TWO (VASE HOLLANDAIS)
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
18th c.-19th c.
Size:
22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.12.1-2
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK Crossed L's with F on .1 and .2; 5 incised on .1; no incised mark on .2
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973