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Vase with Biscuit Medallions Vase

This is a vase. It was manufactured by Höchst Porcelain Factory. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1923. Its medium is porcelain, biscuit, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 11 × 7 × 7 cm (4 5/16 × 2 3/4 × 2 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] wheel with central dot, painted in underglaze blue (Höchst Porcelain Factory mark) [2] "32 . j : R . . N . 18", incised underglaze

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Vase with Biscuit Medallions Vase; Manufactured by Höchst Porcelain Factory (Germany); Germany; porcelain, biscuit, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D: 11 × 7 × 7 cm (4 5/16 × 2 3/4 × 2 3/4 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1923-22-58

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