Pair of vases (vase grec Duplessis rectifié), Manufacture de Sèvres, 1780

Pair of vases (vase grec Duplessis rectifié), Manufacture de Sèvres, 1780

gilding, h 40.1cm × w 22.5cm × d 18cm More details

In 1782 the Russian crown prince –later Tsar Paul I –and his consort sojourned in Paris. They visited the porcelain factory in Sèvres, where King Louis XVI made them a generous gift of numerous pieces of porcelain. They themselves bough many items, including these two vases. The couple displayed them in their palace in Pavlovsk.

On display in room 1.9

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