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Urn-shaped Vase (one of two)

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Urn-shaped Vase (one of two)

Made by: Imperial Porcelain Factory

On view in: Pavilion

About this object

Bases are gilt bronze. The vases are in several pieces of porcelain, (1) the pedestal leg joined to the (2) main body in an ormolu ring and (3) the two handles. The background is painted light gray with details, the handles and rim in gold. On the back of each is a frieze in grisaille of bacchantes and other figures in the Pompeian manner. On the front of each is a landscape, .1 a seashore, .2 a mountain lake.

Object name:
Urn-shaped Vase (one of two)
Made from:
Porcelain -- ormolu
Made in:
RUSSIA: St. Petersburg
Date made:
19th c.
overall __28.25 IN __18.50 IN
overall __71.76 cm __46.99 cm

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION __Signed on the right in Russian, N. Krasovsky
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973