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Sevres-style Ormolu Mounted Porcelain Urn

Auction:
2183
Lot:
775
Sold for:
$823$700

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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Sevres-style Ormolu Mounted Porcelain Urn, late 19th/early 20th century, the body with ormolu handles and neck mount, the body with pearlescent light blue body, painted to one side with scene of Venus and Cupid signed "V. Bern," with capriccio landscape to reverse, in gilt scrollwork surround, trumpet foot, with square base, ht. 18 5/8 in.
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

Bern, Gold, Metalworking, Ormolu, Porcelain, Scrollwork, Urn