19 May 2004
A SEVRES VASE
GILT INTERLACED L'S ENCLOSING DATE LETTER V FOR 1774, PAINTER'S FOR BARRAT ONCLE, GILDER'S MARK FOR VANDE, COLLECTION NUMBERS IN BLUE
Of baluster form with harp-shaped foliate scroll handles, the neck painted with interlaced garlands of flowers, the body with similar swags, gilt dentil rim
6¼ in. (16.5 cm.) high
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François-Marie Barrat is recorded at Sèvres as a painter specializing in flowers and patterns 1769-1791 and again 1795-1796.
Pierre-Jean-Baptiste Vandé l'aîné is recorded at Sèvres as a gilder and later a painter 1753-1779.
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