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Title

Pair of vases

1754-1755

Artist

Vincennes

France

1740 – 1756

  • Details

    Date
    1754-1755
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    soft-paste porcelain
    Dimensions
    Both 12.4 x 7.0 x 7.0 cm
    Credit
    On loan from Kenneth Reed
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    L2010.194.a-b
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Vincennes

    Works in the collection

    4

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  • About

    The vase form known as ‘à oreilles’ (with ears) was introduced in 1754 and was almost certainly designed by Jean-Claude Duplessis. The painted scenes are in the manner of François Boucher and probably adapted from drawings supplied by him. The present examples are possibly the pair of vases à oreilles decorated with monochrome children with flesh colours recorded in the factory’s sales records as purchased by the prominent dealer Lazare Duvaux in the first half of 1755 for 76 livres each.

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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