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Vase and Cover (Vase cassolette Bachelier)

1768

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum

The reserve of this white-ground vase was decorated by Charles-Nicolas Dodin, after François Boucher's painting "Interrupted Sleep."

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  • Title: Vase and Cover (Vase cassolette Bachelier)
  • Creator: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory (French, active 1756-present)
  • Date Created: 1768
  • External Link: For more information about this and thousands of other works of art in the Walters Art Museum collection, please visit art.thewalters.org
  • Style: Neoclassical
  • Roles: Manufacturer: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory (French, active 1756-present), Decorator: Charles Nicolas Dodin (French, 1734-1803)
  • Provenance: Collection of the Baroness Burdett-Coutts [according to Hodgkins, remains to be verified]; E. M. Hodgkins Collection, Paris, no. 37 [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; A. Seligmann, Rey and Co., New York; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1928, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
  • Object Type: vases; covers
  • Medium: soft-paste porcelain, gilt-bronze
  • Inscriptions: [Factory Mark] Intertwined Lls; [Date] Letter: P (1768); [Modeler's Mark] Incised: GL (?); [Decorator's Mark] In blue: K (Dodin, Charles-Nicolas [1732-1803])
  • Dimensions: H with lid: 12 3/16 x W: 11 15/16 x D: 8 11/16 in. (31 x 30.3 x 22 cm); Vase H: 9 7/16 x W: 11 15/16 x D: 8 11/16 in. (24 x 30.3 x 22 cm); Lid H: 2 1/4 x W: 3 11/16 x D: 2 11/16 in. (5.7 x 9.3 x 6.9 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by Henry Walters, 1928
  • Classification: Ceramics
  • Accession Number: 48.583

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