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Potpourri (Pot-pourri Pompadour)

Manufacturer: Vincennes Porcelain Manufactory

Modeler: Jean-Claude Duplessis

Date: c.1750-1752
Overall: 31.5 x 25.5 cm (12 3/8 x 10 1/16 in.)
Medium: Soft-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels, gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:France, Île-de-France, Vincennes
Object number: G83.1.1095.1-2
DescriptionA large Vincennes baluster pot-pourri vase and domed cover (pot-pourri Pompadour) with flower head finial. The pierced cover and body has shell and foliage moulded medallions suspending floral festoons and garlands in colours. The circular base has further flowers and shells divided by puce and gilt ribbing and tied with blue ribbons.