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VASE, ONE OF TWO

Made by: Imperial Porcelain Factory

On view in: Entry Hall


About this object

.1 Bird with tail feathers, .2 bird with crown. Around middle of each vase is a black band on which are four gold candelabra with turquoise ribbons, from which hang swags of flowers in natural colors. On one swag sits a red bird and a on a swag on the opposite side is a medallion with a bouquet of flowers and a floral border. Around the pedestal foot is a band of royal blue. The acanthus handles are gilded to match the ground of the vases.

Object name:
VASE, ONE OF TWO
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
ca. 1830
Size:
38.4 cm (15 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.321.1
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK inside, near rim: cipher of Nicholas I; Imperial crown; N 2.4; N.4.2
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973