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Vase
  • Vase
    Froment, Jacques-Victor-Eugène, born 1820 - died 1900
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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1857 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Froment, Jacques-Victor-Eugène, born 1820 - died 1900 (decorator)
    Hamon, Jean-Louis, born 1821 - died 1874 (designer)
    Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, with painted decoration

  • Museum number:

    8067-1862

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case C1, shelf 2

Physical description

Vase, porcelain, ovoid body with flared rim, stem and foot, with painted decoration of cherubs etc in neo-classical style, on the theme of Love.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1857 (made)

Artist/maker

Froment, Jacques-Victor-Eugène, born 1820 - died 1900 (decorator)
Hamon, Jean-Louis, born 1821 - died 1874 (designer)
Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, with painted decoration

Marks and inscriptions

A crowned 'N' and 'Decoré à Sèvres'
Maker's mark, printed in red (overglaze) on base

'S56'
Maker's mark; printed (overglaze); on base

'Froment Sèvres'
Signature; painted; in the decoration

Object history note

Shown in the International Exhibition, London, 1862

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain, ovoid body with flared rim, stem and foot, with painted decoration of cherubs, decorated by Froment after designs by Hamon, for Sèvres porcelain factory, made 1856, decorated in 1857

Production Note

decorated by Froment, (working 1855-85) after designs by Hamon (working 1849-57). Made 1856, decorated in 1857

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Vines; Ladders; Banners; Classicism; Wings; Putti

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Vases

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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