Pair of vases, ca. 1815–20
Marc Schoelcher (French, active 1798–1834)
Porcelain; 13 3/8 x 10 x 7 5/8 in. (34 x 25.4 x 19.4 cm)
Purchase, Thomas Jayne Gift, Peter Terian Gift, Friends of the American Wing Fund by exchange, 1999 (1999.191.1,.2)
With lavish gilded decoration and delicately painted landscapes, this pair of vases is among the most ornate known with a history of American ownership.