Plique-a-Jour Vase

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Object Name: 
Plique-a-Jour Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 13.1 cm, Diam: 8.9 cm
On Display
about 1890
Primary Description: 
Gold, enamel; plique-à-jour. Gilded silver and enamel vase in plique-à-jour. The vase is divided into vertical panels: three floral sections with architectural framework alternate with three panels depicting two exotic birds and a Chinese figure (a polo player?).
A La Vieille Russie, Former Collection
Recent Important Acquisitions, 37 (1995) illustrated, pp. 114-115, #37; BIB# AI36371