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American Decorative Arts
Manufacturer: Bourg-la-Reine, French, founded 1773

Assembled Pair of Vases “Medicis”

ca. 1775

Soft-paste porcelain

3 3/16 in. (8.096 cm)
Bequest of Edith Malvina K. Wetmore
1966.81.122
Geography: 
Made in Bourg-la-Reine, France
Culture: 
French
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Probably George Peabody Wetmore (1846–1921) and Edith M.K. Wetmore (1848–1927), New York or Newport, R.I., by 1927; by inheritance to Edith Malvina K. Wetmore (1870–1966), New York or Newport, R.I., 1927 [see note 1]; bequeathed to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1966

Note 1: The will of George Peabody Wetmore, drawn up December 17, 1918, bequeaths Chateau-sur-Mer and its contents to his wife, Edith M.K. Wetmore, and following her death, to their daughters Edith Malvina K. Wetmore and Maude A.K. Wetmore (curatorial object file).

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