Visual Trope and the Portland Vase Frieze: A New Reading and

Detail of the Portland Vase. Reproduced courtesy of the Trustees of the  British http://www.designpointfurniture.com/amazing-vase-for-all-purposes/vase-bu-hubert-lega-by-val-saint-lambert-on-artnet/

Detail of the Portland Vase. Reproduced courtesy of the Trustees of the British