Jul 13, 2020

Pair of Covered Vases

Pair of Covered Vases


Part of a set. See all set records


Meissen Porcelain Factory

(German, est. c. 1710)

Porcelain mounted in gilt bronze

Overall: 37.4 x 32.7 x 21 cm (14 3/4 x 12 7/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1944.229


One of these vases is dated 1749. They were perhaps part of a set of four covered vases that we know from documents were acquired by Mme. de Pompadour, mistress of Louis XV in 1752.

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