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Pear shaped ewer and basin. Cover of ewer mounted chased bronze-doré, and hinged to cover. Decoration in Kakiemon style; dragons, floral and insect. Basin with floral decoration only. Hunting horn mark in red.


Jug: hunting horn in iron-red enamel.


By 1965, Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

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Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

French, about 1735


Overall (jug): 16.7 x 13.2 x 10.7 cm (6 9/16 x 5 3/16 x 4 3/16 in.) Overall (stand): 4.1 x 19.8 cm (1 5/8 x 7 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels; silver-gilt mounts




Ceramics, Porcelain