Two-Handled Vase

Charles de Wailly (French, 1729-1798) (?)1782

The Walters Art Museum

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  • Title: Two-Handled Vase
  • Creator: Charles de Wailly (French, 1729-1798) (?)
  • Date Created: 1782
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  • Roles: Designer: Charles de Wailly (French, 1729-1798) (?), Gilder: Jean-Claude Duplessis le Père (French and Italian, ca. 1695-1774), Gilder: Nicolas Schradre, Manufacturer: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory (French, active 1756-present)
  • Provenance: Collection of Louis XVI, King of France, Chateau de Versailles, King's Apartment, December 1782, by purchase [from the maker at the annual Sèvres Manufactory exhibition]; Philippe Sichel, Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore, November 25, 1891, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
  • Object Type: vases
  • Medium: soft-paste porcelain with gilt-bronze mounts
  • Inscriptions: [Factory Mark] Intertwined Lls; In gold: crown; [Date] Letter in gold: EE (1782); [Gilder's Mark] In gold: flower (attributed to Nicolas Schradre)
  • Exhibitions: Splendors of Versailles. Mississippi Arts Pavilion, Jackson. 1998.
  • Dimensions: H: 18 1/4 in. (46.36 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters, 1891
  • Classification: Ceramics
  • Accession Number: 48.755