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Vase decorated with two crested dolphins whose tails are entwined together at the centre: P.11354-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Vase decorated with two crested dolphins whose tails are entwined together at the centre

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Huquier, Gabriel
Designer: Bouchardon, Edme (After)

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Categories

Description

One of two etchings of vases after Bouchardon. The BN Inventaire lists them separately from the 24 plates for the two 'Livre de Vases' (1737).

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1955) by Elderton, William Palin, Sir

School or Style

French

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Vase, Inventé par Edme Bouchardon.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Buchardon Inv.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: H Sc.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.11354-R
Primary reference Number: 166952
BN Inventaire (18thC): 561 or 562
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 28 January 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Vase decorated with two crested dolphins whose tails are entwined together at the centre" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/166952 Accessed: 2024-05-19 03:21:47

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