07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 09:00 AMCalender
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Pair of Paris Porcelain Hand-painted Vases in the Chinese Taste

$770$650
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Paris Porcelain Hand-painted Vases in the Chinese Taste, France, 19th century, each with flared rim with concentric gilt rings and neck decorated with orange flowers and foliage, above polychrome enamel decorated body with scenes of a man and woman, each assisted by a child, ht. to 12 7/8 in.
Estimate $600-800

Both with loss to gilt at rim, and scattered scratches and loss to enamel, the woman with repaired 2 in. chip to base and 2 1/2 in. hairline crack extending down from rim , the man with 1/2 in. firing blemish midway up one side.

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France