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Pair of Ornamental Vases with Garlands, Acanthus and Other Foliage
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Pair of Ornamental Vases with Garlands, Acanthus and Other Foliage


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Description These ovoid-shaped vases with domed foliate-carved covers were based on a design engraved by Jean-Claude Duplessis, the sculptor at the Sèvres Porcelain manufactory. Vases of the same shape come from the atelier of Charles-Etienne Thomas (1787-1857). These are in the Musee de Dieppe (Inv. 764-765).
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 1830
Medium
ivory, ebony wood
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.345
Measurements
12 13/16 in. (32.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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