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Vincennes is a city in the Val-de-Marne département of France, in the suburbs of Paris.

The city is famous for its castle, the château de Vincennes, and its park, the Bois de Vincennes. In the old royal chateau, a porcelain manufactory was established in 1740, specializing in imitations of Meissen porcelain and naturalistic flowers, which were incorporated into bouquets under the direction of Parisian marchands-merciers. The Vincennes porcelain factory continued until 1756, when the production was transferred to new buildings at Sèvres, initiating the career of world-famous Sevres porcelain..

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