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Vase (Vase à Oreilles)

Porcelain "tulip" vase with a dark blue ground decorated with reserved panels painted in blue monochrome with a baby in clouds holding a bird cage embraced with a finely chased gold framing. The throat of the vase forms two elaborated handles with a gilded leaf decoration on the rim.
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  • Porcelain "tulip" vase with a dark blue ground decorated with reserved panels painted in blue monochrome with a baby in clouds holding a bird cage embraced with a finely chased gold framing. The throat of the vase forms two elaborated handles with a gilded leaf decoration on the rim.

Date:

c. 1754

Artist:

Designed by Jean-Claude Duplessis (French, c. 1695-1774)
Vincennes Porcelain Manufactory (French, 1740-1756, after became Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Jean-Claude Duplessis (Designer)

Title

Vase (Vase à Oreilles)

Place

Vincennes (Object made in)

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1749–1759

Medium

Soft-paste porcelain, underglaze and overglaze blue, and gilding

Dimensions

11.5 × 6.1 × 6.1 cm (4 1/2 × 2 3/8 × 2 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Norman Chatain in memory of Professor Alfred Chatain

Reference Number

1959.476

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