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Vase Vase, 1868

This is a Vase. It was decorated by Aimé-Joseph Goddé and manufactured by Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory and modeled by Jules-Constant-Jean-Baptiste Peyre. It is dated 1868 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold, metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Sèvres showed this vase form at their display in the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1855. Named after missionary R. P. Ly, who published influential studies on Chinese porcelain, the vase was produced in a range of patterns, including this rich vegetal motif against a brilliant blue background.

It is credited Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.

Our curators have highlighted 6 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Vase (USA), 1902
  • hand-painted and glazed earthenware.
  • Gift of Anonymous Donor.
  • 1967-48-94

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 33.8 × 14.8 cm (13 5/16 × 5 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Unmarked

It is signed

At base: [1] "Goddé", painted in gold

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Vase Vase, 1868; Modeled by Jules-Constant-Jean-Baptiste Peyre (French, 1811 - 1871); France; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold, metal; H x diam.: 33.8 × 14.8 cm (13 5/16 × 5 13/16 in.); Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund; 1988-83-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Making Design.

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