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Pair of Vases (pot-pourri à bobèches)
Sèvres, France (Place created)
Soft paste porcelain, pink and green ground colors, colored enamel decoration and gilding
Designed to hold two candles each, this pair of vases would have formed part of a garniture of similarly decorated vessels. The decoration on these vessels--pink and green ground colors and scenes based on seventeenth-century paintings--typifies the