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Pair of "Sevres" Porcelain Gilt-metal Mounted Hand-painted Potpourri Urns

Auction:
2332
Lot:
443
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2332
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 07, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of "Sevres" Porcelain Gilt-metal Mounted Hand-painted Potpourri Urns, early 20th century, tapered cylindrical, the slightly domed lids set onto reticulated neck rims, with lion mask pendant handles, enamel decorated with scenes from the coronation of Napoleon and Josephine, signed Finel, landscape scenes recto, in gilt borders, on green ground, slender trumpet foot, on gilt metal base, ht. 13 1/4 in.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

gilt metal base, Josephine, Napoleon , Imperial Coronation Egg

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