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Lidded Bowl (vase cassolette)

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Lidded Bowl (vase cassolette)


Mounts attributed to Pierre-Philippe Thomire (French, 1751 - 1843, master 1772)

Sèvres Manufactory (French, founded 1756)




Paris, France; Sèvres, France (Place Created)


about 1785


Hard-paste porcelain with a bleu nouveau ground color and gilt bronze mounts; rouge griotte marble

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37.5 × 34.3 × 26 cm (14 3/4 × 13 1/2 × 10 1/4 in.)

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