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Vase, Feuille d'Eau (lid)

Vase, Feuille d'Eau (lid)

1858–1862

Description

Feuille d'Eau means "waterleaf" and refers to the name given to the shape of this vase at the Sèvres factory. In English, waterleaf is the common name for a plant with bell-shaped flowers. The term is also applied to a stylized plant motif used in Graeco-Roman ornament. This vase was exhibited by the Sèvres firm at the International Exhibition held in London in 1862.
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