07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

Pair of Sevres-style Napoleonic Porcelain Vases

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM


Pair of Sevres-style Napoleonic Porcelain Vases, France, early 19th century, each urn-form with forest-green ground, gilded swan handles, hand-painted polychrome enameled battle scenes indistinctly signed and dated "1806," gilt bees and armorials, and square base, the reverse with a gilded crowned eagle bearing arrows above an "N," with spurious overglaze blue factory mark, ht. 18 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Scattered minor loss to green enamel and gilt. Firing flaws.