Vase commemorating the birth of the Duc de Bordeaux

Alexandre-Evariste Fragonard (1780-1850), designer
Jean-Baptiste Zwinger, painter
Royal Sèvres factory, 1820
Hard-paste porcelain, polychrome and gold decoration, gilt bronze
Acquired with the support of Michel and Hélène David-Weill, 1996
Inv. 995.104.1

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This vase was made to commemorate the birth of Henri Dieudonné, Duc de Bordeaux, on September 29, 1820, not long after the assassination of his father the Duc de Berry.