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:

Vincennes Porcelain Manufactory
French, founded 1740 (known as Sevres from 1756)
Designed by Jean-Claude Duplessis
(French, active 1748-1774, died 1783)

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European Decorative Art

Artist

Manufacture de porcelaine de Vincennes

Title

Vase (Vase à Oreilles)

Origin

Vincennes

Date

1749–1759

Medium

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

Dimensions

H. 11.1 cm (4 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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