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Jardininere

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Vase. Flaring top, flanked by knotted gilded laurel handles, center band, pink ground with two cameo portraits and scroll work; upper section, flowers on white ground; lower section, butterflies on white ground; small rounded gilded base with feather and

Marks

the initials L S X interlaced in gold

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

French, about 1785

Dimensions

21.1 x 20 x 17.6 cm (8 5/16 x 7 7/8 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1912

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain