Design for a Jardiniere and Candelabrum

ca. 1855

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
New York, United States

The body of the jardiniere is of blue porcelain, with a central field depicting three figures in a landscape, within a narrow gold frame. Mounted on a bronze base containing an oval porcelain portrait within it; flanked by handles terminiating in candelabra. Flowers in the jardiniere. Inscribed lower center: No. 564. Grande Jardiniere en porcelaine pate tendre montee da Bronze dore - Peinture exacutee a la manufacture de Sevres. Hauteur totale 70: longeur avec les Bouquets 100c."


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