Three Vases, Suitte de vases projetes pour Nimphenbourg (Set of Vases Designed for Nymphenburg)

Jean-Charles Delafosse, Matthäus Günther1770

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
New York, United States

Three designs for vases in Neoclassical style, each by a different designer. At left, the vase by Gunther stands upon a tall pedestal, the face of the vase decorated with a bow and a quiver of arrows. At center, a vase by Cuvillies topped with a basket of flowers, a bull's head at center surrounded by two putti figures holding a garland of leaves. At right, a vase by Delafosse with a twisting base decorated with leafy festoons. Background with hatching.


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