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Vase with cover (vase des âges) (one of a pair)

Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)

Decorator:
Charles-Nicolas Dodin (1734–1803)
Maker:
gilded by Henry-Martin Prévost (active 1757–97)
Artist:
decoration after a design by Jean Michel Moreau the Younger (French, Paris 1741–1814 Paris)
Date:
1788
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
H. 19 1/2 in. (49.5 cm.)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Celine B. Hosack, in memory of her husband, Alexander E. Hosack, M. D., 1886
Accession Number:
86.7.1a, b
186835

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