Vase and Cover

Soft-paste porcelain, enamel and gilt-bronze, gilded | 37.5 x 21.7cm | c. 1768

Manufacture de Sèvres

This lavish vase derives its name from the large portrait medallion of King Louis XV, prominently placed in the centre and framed by a laurel wreath. Executed in biscuit (unglazed) porcelain, it shows the King as a young man - he was in his late 50’s...
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