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

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
André-Vincent Vielliard (French, 1717–1790, active 1752–90)
Date:
1761
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 7 7/8 in. (20 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number:
58.75.86a, b
Not on view
Marking: Painted in blue enamel on stand (.86b): [1] Crossed Ls enclosing H, a dot below (Sèvres factory mark and date letter for 1761); [2] A heraldic label reversed (decorator's mark for André-Vincent Vielliard)

Incised: [3] ae conjoined
Sir Charles Mills, Baronet ; The Lords Hillingdon ; The Samuel H. Kress Foundation (until 1958; to MMA)