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Soft-paste porcelain with enamel and gilt decoration
Diameter: 11 x 11.5 cm (4 5/16 x 4 1/2 in.)
Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1944.226
The form of these cachepots is entirely typical of Saint-Cloud porcelain of about 1725. Their decoration, based upon Chinese porcelains of the so-called "famille-verte" type, is most unusual. Polychromed enamels were not often employed on Saint-Cloud porcelains, and figural scenes are very rare.
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