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Pot-pourri Vase and Cover

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Formed as a recumbent cat supporting on its back a baluster bowl, the pierced domed cover with flower finial, flanked by climbing roses to either side and with a dead mouse beneath her near forepaw on rockwork base.

Provenance

Anonymous. October 29, 1973, sale. Christie's, London, lot 93. Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger

French, about 1730

Dimensions

Height: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.947

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain