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Ewer for 65.1989a

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Pear shaped ewer domed cover hinged to handle by a bronze doré mount. Scalloped embossed base ribs terminating at neck decorated with festoons and garlands of flowers; flower and leaf finial oval basin, scalloped edge, ribs rising from floral center; festoons and garlands drape the border...

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Marks

incised .d.D,V,.

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 1765–70

Dimensions

Overall (basin): 6.4 x 29 x 24.4 cm (2 1/2 x 11 7/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.1989b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels and gold; gilt-metal mounts

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain