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Vase

Object Number: 
1923.82
Date: 
1885-86
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 1/4 x 6 3/4 in. ( 33.7 x 17.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: Marked "s85" (encircled) in blue and "DECORE A SEVRES 86" w/monogram "RF" in a red circle
Description: 
Porcelain Ledoux vase, modified cylindrical form covered in blue enamel, with narrow bands of decoration in gilding and light blue enamel around rim, shoulder and base.
Gallery Label: 
Presented to donor organization by M. Bartholdi on behalf of the French delegation to the inauguration of the Statue of Liberty in appreciation of the courtesies extended to them at the unveiling, October 28, 1886.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Trustees of Lafayette Post, No. 140
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group