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Image from page 41 of "Catalogue of the furniture, marbles, bronzes, clocks, candelabra, majolica, porcelain, glass, jewelery, goldsmith's and silversmith's work, ivories, medals, illuminations, miniatures, and objects of art generally, in the Wallace col

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Title: Catalogue of the furniture, marbles, bronzes, clocks, candelabra, majolica, porcelain, glass, jewelery, goldsmith's and silversmith's work, ivories, medals, illuminations, miniatures, and objects of art generally, in the Wallace collection

Year: 1910 (1910s)

Authors: Wallace Collection (London, England)

Subjects: Art Art objects

Publisher: London, Printed for H. M. Stationery Off

Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries

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presents to a recumbent Muse the mapof the Terrestrial Globe inscribed on a scroll.Made in the last years of Louis Quinze, in the so-called Louis-Seize Style. 18. Two-handled, Urn-shaped Vase of blue Sevres porce- lain, covered with punctuated rings of gold, and furtherdecorated with medallions painted en camaieu, connected bywince festoons, and with garlands of flowers painted incolours. (One of a set of three. See Nos. 19 and 20.) Date Letter for 1768. Made in the last years of Louis Quinze, in the so-called Louis-Seize Style. 19. The companion Vase to No. 18. (One of a set of three*See Nos. 18 and 20.) 20. Vase and Cover of blue Sevres porcelain covered with punctuated rings of gold, and further decorated with classicmedallions, painted en camaieu, connected by white festoons,and with garlands of flowers painted in colours. (One of a set of three. See Nos. 18 and 19.) No Date Letter. Probably 1768. Made in the last years of Louis Quinze, in the so-called Louis-Seize Style. 1)O if)

 

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GALLERY I. 25 21. Urn-shaped Vase and Cover of bleu-du-roi and white Sevres porcelain, decorated with gold arabesques of neo-classic design, placed in horizontal bands on the blue andthe white ground. (One of a set of three. See Nos. 22 and 23.) The gilding by Le G-uay. No Date Letter. Style and Period of Louis Seize. 22. The companion Vase to No. 21. 23. Large Vase of bleu-du-roi and white Sevres porcelain, with handles formed of completely gilt figures of Sirens uphold-ing festoons of aquatic plants, and round the body of thevase a broad frieze-like band of arabesques in flat gold(Vase a Sirenes). The gilding by Le G-uay. (One of a set of three. See Nos. 21 and 22.) No Date Letter. Style and Period of Louis Seize. 24. Armchair of wood, carved and gilt, covered with Beauvais tapestry ; belonging to the series Les Chasses designedby Jean-Baptiste Oudry. Above, a Dog and Pheasant; below, a Parrot and Hedgehog (?).The tapestry is of the Style and Period of Louis Quinze ; the frame-work

 

 

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