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Potpourri in the shape of a Dovecot
Potpourri in the shape of a Dovecot
Manufacturer:
Date:
1755–1756
Location:
Legion of Honor
Porcelain Gallery
Century:
Media:
Soft-paste Porcelain
Dimensions:
17 x 8 1/4 (43.2 x 21 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1986.45a-e
Acquisition Date:
1986-12-03
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Constance Bowles Hart in memory of Henry Bowles

Molded in the shape of a castle with three turrets, with fourteen doves. Another dove is perched upon the branches of one of the two winding trees growing from the rockwork base decorated with green leaves and pink flowers, while a fox prowls expectantly below. Turret tops are lids for perfume burner.