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Garniture (60.209.2.A)

Set of three vases or garnitures. Each garniture is decorated with two cartouches of a Mandarin scene. The views vary slightly because they were painted by different artists.

Each decorated with two cartouches decorated with Mandarin scene showing man wearing purple robes seated on bench on terrace. He holds floral sprig in right hand. Behind him is man wearing purple robes and smaller figure, perhaps that of a child, in blue and purple robes. Man wearing purple robes leans out of window of adjoining building. He also holds floral sprig in right hand. In background is lake, mountains, and small buildings. Scene is repeated on other side of jar. Allover purple enamel diaper pattern background. ...

c. 1760
2.0 x 2.6in
Image and text: DAR Museum, 2024

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