07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender

Large Paris Porcelain Figural Vase

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM


Large Paris Porcelain Figural Vase, France, 19th century, extended bottle shape with gilded and polychrome enamel decoration, the elongated neck modeled with two tropical bird-form handles, the bird's holding a lizard in their beaks, palm leaves, berries and foliage draped about the neck and shoulder, handpainted ground with floral bouquets, ht. 32 1/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

Rim with two-piece 6 1/4" rim chip simply reglued (glue has now let go; pieces off, but present); old repair to tip of one beak; hairline to one large leaf; heavy losses to several leaves on either side.