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(French, active 1922–36)
(French, est. 1756)
Diameter: 37.8 cm (14 7/8 in.); Overall: 45.1 cm (17 3/4 in.)
John L. Severance Fund 1987.196.a
Despite its removable cover and form in the shape of a storage jar, this work was designed to be purely decorative and not functional at all.
In addition to a variety of useful wares for the table, the Sèvres factory continued to produce artistic works for its many wealthy clients using abstracted patterns and a colorful palette.
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