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Proudly displaying their vibrant, deep cobalt-blue glaze, the walls of this porcelain vase descend vertically from the wide mouth, then constrict gently to set off the flaring foot. The sides of the truncated conical cover - which features the same dark blue glaze - slope inward at a...

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Provenance

Possibly Marquis de Ganay [see note 1]. By 1949, with Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York, NY; January 8, 1949, sold by Rosenberg & Stiebel to Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965) NOTES: [1] see J. Munger, "The Forsythe Wickes Collection," 1992, no. 264, p. 291.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

Chinese porcelain; French mounts, Porcelain: about 1700–22; Mounts: about 1750

Dimensions

51.9 x 38.5 x 26.5 cm (20 7/16 x 15 3/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2262a-b

Medium or Technique

Porcelain with cobalt-blue glaze, gilt-bronze mounts

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain