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One of a Pair of Vases (Vase chinois; vase à pied de globe)
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One of a Pair of Vases (Vase chinois; vase à pied de globe)


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The white ground of this vase is almost entirely covered with tooled gilding against dark blue. The central panel depicts putti bearing military arms.
Provenance King Louis XVI, Château of Saint Cloud; Collection of the Marchioness of Conyngham [according to Hodgkins] [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; E. M. Hodgkins Collection, Paris, no. 49 [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; A. Seligmann, Rey and Co., New York; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1928, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Factory Mark] In cover: Intertwined Lls; [Date] Letter: V (1774); [Decorator's Mark] B (Boulanger, Jean-Pierre père [active 1754-1784])
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1928

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Period
1774
Medium
soft-paste porcelain
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.639
Measurements
H: 19 1/8 in. (48.6 cm)
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Not On View

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