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Bottle with arabesque designs (one of a pair)

Factory:
Saint-Cloud (French, active by 1693–1766)
Date:
ca. 1695–1700
Culture:
French, Saint-Cloud
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 8 in. (20.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.1914
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 551
The ceramic enterprise founded in about 1690 in the town of Saint-Cloud, located outside of Paris, was the first commercially successful porcelain factory in France. Its early products were strongly influenced by the blue-and-white palette of Chinese porcelains.
Gaston Le Breton , Rouen ; J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York (until 1917; to MMA)
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