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Faience. Pair of elaborately decorated two handled ajouré incense vases. Artichoke finial repeating molded artichoke pattern on rim of vase. Covers each with 2 landscape reserves, diapered 2 tone rose ground, cartouche scenes, landscape, castle, boat. Motif on vase-scenes of a reclining woman,...

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Provenance

1948, Lucien Lévy, Paris; June 8, 1948, sold by Lévy to Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

French, late 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 23.5 x 17.8 x 14 cm (9 1/4 x 7 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.2024a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware with colored enamel decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware