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Vase with cover (vase B de 1780) (one of a pair)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Attributed to Charles-Eloi Asselin (active 1765–1804)
Decorator:
Gilded by Henri-François Vincent (active 1753–1806)
Date:
1782
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 15 5/8 in. (39.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number:
58.75.110a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 523
Marking: Painted in gold on underside: [1] interlaced florid Ls flanked by two "e"s (factory mark and date letter for 1782); [2] 2000 (gilder's mark of Vincent)
The Lords Hillingdon ; The Samuel H. Kress Foundation (until 1958; to MMA)
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