Description This oviform vase has a "bleu de roi" ground, and is richly decorated with garlands of leaves in gold. It has a tall fluted neck and golden handles with rings and festoons. On the front is a painted scene with a group of peasants, and the reverse with a brightly-colored bird chasing a butterfly surrounded by flowers. There are several similar vases in the Royal Collection in England.
Provenance E. M. Hodgkins Collection, Paris, no. 43; A. Seligmann, Rey and Co., New York; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1928, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions Visible marks. [Factory Mark] In blue: Intertwined Lls
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1928
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