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Sat, 07 May 2016 13:00:02 +0000
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Object of the Day
blanc de chine
florals
perfume
unadorned
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<img width="640" height="887" src="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/1977-52-30-ab-700x970.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="1977-52-30-a,b" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;" srcset="http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/1977-52-30-ab-700x970.jpg 700w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/1977-52-30-ab-217x300.jpg 217w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/1977-52-30-ab-170x235.jpg 170w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/1977-52-30-ab.jpg 739w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" />The unpainted surface of this perfume burner draws attention to the milky whiteness of the ceramic body. In the mid-eighteenth century, the right to use gold on ceramics was the exclusive privilege of the Vincennes manufactory, compelling Mennecy and other French factories to focus on the sculptural aspect of their production. Unpainted, glazed porcelain became...
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