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Covered Vase (1 of 2)

Covered Vase (1 of 2)

(German, est. c. 1710)
Overall: 37.4 x 32.7 x 21 cm (14 3/4 x 12 7/8 x 8 1/4 in.)


One of these vases is dated 1749. They were perhaps part of a set of four covered vases that we know from documents were acquired by Mme. de Pompadour, mistress of Louis XV in 1752.
  • formerly in the J. Pierpont Morgan collection; (Arnold Seligmann, Rey & Co., New York).
  • The Cleveland Museum of Art. The Cleveland Museum of Art Handbook. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1958. Mentioned and Reproduced: cat. no. 310
  • {{cite web|title=Covered Vase (1 of 2)|url=false|author=Meissen Porcelain Factory|year=1749|access-date=25 February 2024|publisher=Cleveland Museum of Art}}

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