vase (Cuvette Mahon)

Creation date
soft-paste porcelain, polychrome enamels, gilding
Mark Descriptions
stamped: with crossed L's of Sèvres Manufactory | date letter "Y" for 1776 | painter's symbol "S" for Pierre Antoine Mereau l'aîné.
5 7/8 x 8 7/8 x 4 3/4 in.
Credit line
Decorative Arts Society Fund, Lilly Pavilion Discretionary Fund and Gift of the Alliance of the Indianapolis Museum of Art
Accession number
Not Currently On View
sold in 1762 to Madame de Pompadour; Haranac de Préle (or Presle), Paris; Auctioned at Hotel Drouot, Paris in 1931 (May 6, 1931, lot no. 97); Mrs. Alan L. Corey, New York; Auctioned at Sotheby Parke Bernet, New YOrk in 1974 ("The Collection of Mrs. Alan L. Corey, New YOrk and Glen Head" December 5-6, 1974, lot no. 70); Mrs. John W. Christner, Dallas; auctioned at Christie's, New York in 1979 (December 1, 1979, lot no. 178): Robert L. Cunningham, Beverly Hills, California; Robert L. Cunningham, London; seized by English government; Dragesco and Cramoisan, Paris; purchased from Dragesco and Cramoisan by the IMA December 1990.
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