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Discussion in 'Pottery, Glass, and Porcelain' started by 2manybooks, Aug 15, 2021.

  1. 2manybooks

    2manybooks Well-Known Member

    Not my usual area, but these look interesting and are coming up at a local auction. 8.5" tall. Can anyone identify the mark, and what the proper name for these jars might be? TIA
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  2. Bronwen

    Bronwen Well-Known Member

    Limoges, I think, but I don't know who the D belongs to.
     
  3. 2manybooks

    2manybooks Well-Known Member

    Thank you. That's a start.
     
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  4. LauraGarnet02

    LauraGarnet02 Well-Known Member

    Porcelain potpourri jars...?
     
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  5. Houseful

    Houseful Well-Known Member

    D might be a date letter but I know very little about French porcelain.
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  6. Ce BCA

    Ce BCA Well-Known Member

    It is a Sevres mark, hard to tell from the images, but the pattern looks like a modern repro to me. As @LauraGarnet02 says they are pot pourri jars or pastille burners.
     
  7. Peasnquiet

    Peasnquiet Well-Known Member

    Sevres mark with a letter indicates the date made - Not sure about that little dot though and they do look a bit "bright" to be Sevres but I am not an expert here.
     
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  8. Peasnquiet

    Peasnquiet Well-Known Member

  9. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

    The Met calls theirs a potpourri vase or a pot-pourri gondole.

    Debora

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  10. 2manybooks

    2manybooks Well-Known Member

    Looking at more Vincennes and Sevres work (now that I know what to look for) I think they are probably repros, too.

    Thank you all.
     
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