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Collections > Ceramics > Vase
Part of a pair of vases of pear shape from raised on a high conical foot and narrows towards the rim. Decorated in gold against a bleu royale ground with the sides of the vase have oval panels. On the other side is a lady reclining on a grassy mound by the side of a stream. She plays a tambourine, at her feet an amorino offering roses and in the background trees and a circular classically domed temple. The vase is raised on a square gilt bronze plinth with canted corners. On either side of the vase is a gilt bronze loop handle terminating in female mask heads.
In imitation of Sevres Porcelain.
Size: Height: 54 cm.
Artist / Maker: French Porcelain
Object Type: vase
Period: Napoleon III
Actual Date: c. 1860
Century: 19th century
Materials: Porcelain, Gold, Paint, Gilt
Museum Accession Number: Founders/X.4408