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Plant Pot (Caisse à fleurs carrée)
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Plant Pot (Caisse à fleurs carrée)


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This square plant pot is in the shape of larger terracotta tubs used for orange trees at Versailles. It has a pink ground color often referred to as "rose Pompadour" or "rose Dubarry."
Provenance E. M. Hodgkins Collection, Paris, No. 11 [date and mode of acquisition unknow]; A. Seligmann, Rey and Co., New York; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1928, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Factory Mark] Intertwined Lls; [Date] Letter: E (1757); Impressed 8 or B
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1928

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Period
1757
Medium
soft paste porcelain
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.585
Measurements
H: 5 5/8 x W: 4 1/4 in. (14.29 x 10.8 cm)
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