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Eventail Vase with ajouré stand; decorated with family scenes front and back in style of Boucher. Flanked by panels of flowers. Green and gilt borders.

Marks

none

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 1780

Dimensions

Overall: 16.7 x 18.4 x 12.1 cm (6 9/16 x 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.2023a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware