The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Vase 'à tête d'éléphant', of the first size
  • Pair of Vases with Candle Holders
  • Vase 'à tête d'éléphant', of the first size
  • Manufacture de Sèvres
  • Jean-Claude Chambellan Duplessis, the Elder (1695 - 1774), Designer
    Charles-Nicolas Dodin (1734 - 1803), Painter
  • Sèvres, France
  • 1757
  • Soft-paste porcelain and gilt-bronze, painted and gilded.
  • C246, Object size: 37.6 x 27.6 cm
    C247, Object size: 37.8 x 27.8 cm
  • Factory mark: Interlaced Ls enclosing 'D' the date letter for 1757
    Factory mark: Interlaced Ls enclosing 'd' the date letter for 1757
    Painter's mark: 'K' for Charles-Nicolas Dodin
  • C246-7
  • Back State Room
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  • Probably Duvaux, 1757. Acquired by Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford, by 1865.