Jardininere

French
about 1785
Made at Clignancourt Factory, Paris (French)


Dimensions

21.1 x 20 x 17.6 cm (8 5/16 x 7 7/8 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1912

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Vase. Flaring top, flanked by knotted gilded laurel handles, center band, pink ground with two cameo portraits and scroll work; upper section, flowers on white ground; lower section, butterflies on white ground; small rounded gilded base with feather and

Markings

the initials L S X interlaced in gold

Provenance

Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection