Covered Vessel with the Royal Arms of France

Object Name: 
Covered Vessel with the Royal Arms of France

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Object Name: 
Covered Vessel with the Royal Arms of France
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
64.3.10 A
Overall H: 35.24 cm; Base Diam: 9.8 cm
On Display
about 1750
Primary Description: 
Opalescent white non-lead glass; blown, enameled. (a) Inverted baluster form, with short, tapered neck; rounded shoulders, waisted neck, flared and rounded foot; polychrome enameled elaborate wavy borders at top and bottom; enameled blue oval shield bearing three yellow-and-red fleurs-de-lis, scrolled yellow-and-red frame; crown above; medal, consisting of a blue- rimmed white cross with central dove, and with four fleurs-de- lis in the corners, suspended from a red ribbon tying two palm fronds together, flanking the shield; the remainder of the sides filled with elaborate foliate scrolls; bottom with conical kick and rough pontil mark. (b) Double-domed form, with folded rim and tapering brim; enameled wavy borders, dashes on rim, and elaborate foliate scrolls; applied elaborate multi-tiered finial with trailed pincered looping, enameled yellow, blue, red, and green; tiered triple-knopped finial above; small rough pontil mark inside.
Le Comte-Ullmann, Former Collection
Bernard Perrot 1640-1709 (2010) p. 187; BIB# 115618
Recent Important Acquisitions, 7 (1965) illustrated, cover, frontispiece; BIB# AI97743