Description The scene of Venus, Adonis, and Cupid is derived from a painting by François Boucher. The title of this vase form, 'Vase A de 1780,' refers to the year in which it was designed.
Provenance Sequin Schroeder Collection (?). E. M. Hodgkins Collection, Paris . A. Seligmann, Rey and Co., New York; purchased by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1928; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.  no. 72
Inscriptions [Factory Mark] In gold: Intertwined Lls; [Date] Letters in gold: gg (1784); [Decorator's Mark] Interlaced Lls; [Gilder's Mark] In gold: HP (Prévost, Henry-Martin)
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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