Two Very Elaborate Vincennes Flowers, circa 1745-55

These are a pair of very elaborate flowers 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 5.8 cm and 6.5 cm

3596 and 3597

Sold to an American collector, 2003



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