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Design for a large Vase representing 'Water', Plate 5 from: 'Neu inventierte Vasi auf die neueste manier'

Ornament print with a design for a monumental vase, decorated with rocaille ornaments and 10 putti on and under the vase, three of which sit on the upper edge under a small umbrella. The vase is meant to represent the element 'Water'. This print is bound in an album containing 27 series with a total of 122 ornament prints from the fund of the prominent Augsburg publisher Martin Engelbrecht.

Credit: Purchase, Daniel Ergmann Gift, 2014...

Printed c. 1750-56
21.5 x 35.0cm
Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019

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