Meissen garniture of three schneeballen vases

43 x 41 cm Circa 1745
Vases of this type were popular with the Parisian marchands-merciers (antiques dealers), who typically added ormolu mounts, and in 1750 and 1752 Lazare Duvaux sold five such vases with relief applied flowers and ormolu mounts to Madame de Pompadour. The applied flower decoration used on these vases was probably first devised by Johann Joachim...
Vases of this type were popular with the Parisian marchands-merciers (antiques dealers), who typically added ormolu mounts, and in 1750 and 1752 Lazare Duvaux sold five such vases with relief applied flowers and ormolu mounts to Madame de Pompadour. The applied flower decoration used on these vases was probably first devised by Johann Joachim Kändler, to ornament a garniture made for Louis XV in 1741-42.
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