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Flower vase (vase hollandais nouveau) (one of a pair)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Date:
1758
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
8 7/8 x 6 3/4 in. (22.5 x 17.1cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1976
Accession Number:
1976.155.59a, b
Not on view
Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing f (Sèvres factory mark and date letter for 1758); [2] caduceus (unidentified decorator's mark)

Incised on underside: [3] Conjoined de
The Marchioness of Cholmondeley , Houghton Hall, King's Lynn, Norfolk ; Edith Chester Beatty , London ; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman , New York (until 1976; to MMA)
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