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VASE WITH COVER, ONE OF TWO; "VASE ANTIQUE FERRÉ DIT DE FONTENOY

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VASE WITH COVER, ONE OF TWO; "VASE ANTIQUE FERRÉ DIT DE FONTENOY

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

Currently in storage


About this object

The ground is turquoise-blue. The cover is domed and topped by a gold pine cone, the lip of each vase has a band of raised white ovals and circles, outlined in gold, on the body are four raised shaped panels as if suspended by white looped ropes attached to rings on brackets, the arched panels topped by garlands of oak leaves and white ribbon bows, at the top of the stem is a ring of white pearls, around the base is a wreath of laurel, one panel contains a scene with a young couple seated under a tree in a landscape after Boucher, two have clusters of flowers and fruit, and the fourth has three interlaced wreaths. .1 shows woman reclining

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
VASE WITH COVER, ONE OF TWO; "VASE ANTIQUE FERRÉ DIT DE FONTENOY
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
18th c.-19th c.
Size:
45.1 cm (17 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.15.1-2
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK; LABEL .1 (vase) Crossed L's, V under; also label with number 50735 .2 (cover) Crossed L's, p v under
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973