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Pair of Vases (Vases à oreilles)
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Pair of Vases (Vases à oreilles)

Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The vase reserves are decorated with military scenes attributed to Jean-Louis Morin, and their dark blue (bleu du roi) grounds have been overlaid with "vermiculé" (worm-like) gilding.
Provenance Collection of Baron Schroeder Sale, Christie's, July 5, 1910, no. 44; Collection of Lord Chesham [remains to be verified]; E. M. Hodgkins Collection, Paris, no. 26 [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] Intertwined Lls; [Date] Letter in blue: j (1762); [Modeler's Mark] In blue: Méraud, Charles-Louis juene; [Decorator's Mark] In blue: M (Morin, Jean Louis)
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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soft-paste porcelain with enamel and gilt
Accession Number
VO.22 (48.575, 48.576)
12 7/8 in. (32.7 cm)


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