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Vase

Manufacturer:
Manufactured by Marc Schoelcher (established 1798–1834)
Date:
ca. 1815–20
Geography:
Made in Paris, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
13 3/8 x 10 x 7 5/8 in. (34 x 25.4 x 19.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, Thomas Jayne Gift, Peter Terian Gift, Friends of the American Wing Fund by exchange, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.191.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 728
With lavish gilded decoration and delicately painted landscapes, this pair of vases is among the most ornate known with a history of American ownership.
Inscription: Marked (in black script on underside):Schoelcher [sic]; (incised on underside in script):L
Nathan Appleton, 39 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts; by descent in the Appleton/Curtis/ Hopkinson families of Boston and Manchester, Massachusetts; to Mr. and Mrs. Anthony A. P. Stuempfig, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, until 1998.
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