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Vase with cover

Factory:
Cozzi manufactory (Italian, 1764–1812)
Date:
ca. 1775–80
Culture:
Italian, Venice
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 11 3/8 in. (28.9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1950
Accession Number:
50.211.276a, b
Not on view
The painted decoration on this vase reflects the ongoing popularity of chinoiserie, an evocation of the peoples, buildings and landscape of Asia, which exerted a strong fascination for eighteenth century Europeans.
Marking: None
Umberto II, King of Italy ; R. Thornton Wilson (until 1950; to MMA)
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