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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 girl seated by a sheep being fed by a boy at the left, an empty bird cage in the foreground. On the other side of the vase 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:
24.12.3-4
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK Crossed L's with F on .3 and .4; 5 incised on .3; cn incised on .4; F - 1758
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973