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White baluster form vase with silver mounted domed cover; flowers in relief, wreath the shoulder of vase, joined by two bows; the cover is circled by grapes and leafage, also in relief.

Marks

Porcelain: none. Silver: a hen's head, Paris discharge mark for small work, 1750-56.

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 1750–56

Dimensions

18 x 13.3 x 12.1 cm (7 1/16 x 5 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.1990a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain; silver mounts

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain