Vases (pair)

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Rococo Revival Style, 1830-1860

The lavish use of floral motifs on these vases is in keeping with Eliza Ridgely’s love of horticulture and the natural world. She may have acquired them during her sojourn in Paris in 1846-1848.

Porcelain. H 32.5, W 19, D 13 cm
Hampton National Historic Site, HAMP 10246, 10247