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Vase, one of two; Vase Hollandais

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

Currently in storage

About this object

The ground is pink, on the broad sides and the narrow end of each vase are large panels reserved in white, each containing a landscape with tall trees. On . 1 with two exotic birds on each broad side, and one bird on each narrow end. On .3 with two birds on one broad side and a single bird on the other, and a single bird on one end and no bird on the other. Between the panels on the pink ground are hanging gold garlands on one side and on the other floral swags suspended from an arched fretwork motif. The bases have four white panels, those on the sides with tiny landscapes and a single small bird on the ends.

Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
18th c.-19th c.
18.3 x 47.3 cm (7 3/16 x 18 5/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
Signature marks:
MARK Crossed L's in blue overglaze, partially effaced, on all four pieces; .1,.3. and .4 have 5 incised; .2 has cn incised
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973