Vase for a Garniture Set

Chinese hard-paste porcelain, gilt bronze, enameled metal | 34.4 x 22 x 15.2cm | 1736-1770

Unknown Artist

The fascination with Chinese porcelain among aristocratic circles increased during the reign of Louis XV. In reaction to the perceived excesses of elaborate naturalistic ornament of the 1750s, mount makers increasingly turned to neoclassical designs,...
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