Wine glass cooler (seau à verre)

Manufactory Vincennes Manufactory French

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This deep blue ground color was known at Vincennes as bleu lapis or lapis blue, named after the mineral lapis lazuli, long prized for the intensity of its color. Most ground colors were applied over the glaze once it had been fired; in contrast, blue lapis was applied and fired before the piece was glazed.

Wine glass cooler (seau à verre), Vincennes Manufactory (French, ca. 1740–1756), Soft-paste porcelain, French, Vincennes

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