At Michele Beiny's booth, a large porcelain vase for bulbs stood on a pedestal planted with tightly massed hyancinths in bloom. It was a wonderful example of seeing an antique being used for its purpose, rather than simply serving as a decorative relic.
Michele Beiny, Inc. A Soft-Paste Sevres Porcelain Vase for Bulbs. 1757-8 (Vase Hollandois, 1st size). 8 3/5 h. x 11 2/5 w. x 6 4/5 d. in.