Three Elaborate Vincennes Flowers, circa 1745-55

These are three elaborate carnation-typeflowers made at the Vincennes factory amongst thousands produced in the late 1740s and in the 1750s.  Normally such flowers are smaller and considerably less elaborate than these.

From the collection of Mrs. Firestone, Newport, Rhode Island.

Exhibited in The Art of Love : Madame de Pompadour and The Wallace Collection, The Wallace Collection, London, October 2002 – January 2003.

Diameters 5.9cm to 6.2 cm

3598, 3599 and 3600

Sold to a North American collector, 2003



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