The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of July 23, 2024

Flower Vase

Flower Vase

c. 1520–1540
Diameter of top: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.); Diameter of base: 45.7 x 17.2 cm (18 x 6 3/4 in.)


Made as two separate elements, this extremely rare example of Saint-Porchaire ware may have been conceived primarily as a tour de force of decorative art.
  • Col. Colville. Baron Anthony de Rothschild, London.
  • Cleveland Museum of Art, “Recent Acquisitions Press Release,” June 20, 1951, Cleveland Museum of Art Archives.
    The Cleveland Museum of Art. The Cleveland Museum of Art Handbook. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1958. Mentioned and Reproduced: cat. no. 242
    Cleveland Museum of Art, and Jenifer Neils. The World of Ceramics: Masterpieces from the Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland: The Museum in cooperation with Indiana University Press, 1982. Mentioned and reproduced: p. 51, fig. 53
  • 35th Anniversary Exhibition. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (June 20-September 30, 1951).
  • {{cite web|title=Flower Vase|url=false|author=Saint-Porchaire|year=c. 1520–1540|access-date=23 July 2024|publisher=Cleveland Museum of Art}}

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