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Two of these vases, the vase jardin and a vase à feuilles de myrte owe their names to the botanic influence on their decoration. The vase à feuilles de myrte features gilded handles modelled on myrtle leaves. The pot-pourri Hébert has shoulders mounted with gilded bunches of bulrushes and would have been used to carry dried, perfumed flowers, probably during the winter when fresh specimens were not available. In the centre, a vase hollandois, named after a similar shape of vase made in the Netherlands at the time, would have been used for indoor bulb propagation. The roots would have grown down through the middle to the water reservoir in the base. The delicately painted decoration would have made this a desirable object outside the bulb growing season. The decorations on one side of these pieces are classical scenes with figures. The reverses, which are displayed, include bouquets of garden flowers, such as convolvulus, asters, speedwell, tulips and hollyhocks.