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Vase on a column stand

lapidary workshop: Hôtel des Menus-Plaisirs, Versailles

Designer:
probably by François Joseph Belanger (French, Paris 1744–1818 Paris)
Maker:
lapidary work probably by Augustin Bocciardi (ca. 1729–1797)
Mount maker:
attributed to Pierre Philippe Thomire (French, Paris 1751–1843 Paris)
Date:
after 1771–72, mounts ca. 1780
Culture:
French, Versailles and Paris
Medium:
Egyptian porphyry, gilt bronze mounts
Dimensions:
H. (vase) 41 1/4 in. (104.8 cm); H. (stand) 35 5/8 in. (90.5 cm); Diam. 16 3/8 in. (41.6 cm)
Classification:
Natural Substances
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1971
Accession Number:
1971.206.44
205445

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