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Flower vase

Flower vase

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770-1772 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sceaux pottery factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of the Murray bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 25, shelf 4

Physical description

Flower holder painted in polychrome enamels with floral swags, the front with panel painted with peasants in the manner of the Dutch painter Teniers.
Mounts: Previously on a gilt-metal foot marked 'MILLET'

Place of Origin

France (made)


ca. 1770-1772 (made)


Sceaux pottery factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Descriptive line

Flower vase, made by Sceaux pottery factory, France, ca. 1770-1772


Soft paste porcelain


Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Musicians; Festoon; Peasant; Flowers


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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