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Pair of Sevres-style Porcelain Floor Vases

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
675
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Sevres-style Porcelain Floor Vases, France, 19th century, each with turquoise ground and gilt-bronze mounts and putti handles, depicting floral scenes in gardens; one with interior court scene, the other with a court in a garden, ht. 33 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Each with considerable gilt loss. Each missing covers. One with a handle needing reassembling and another handle detatched from the body of the vase.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

France, Gilding, Gold, Manufacture nationale de Sèvres, Metal plating, Ormolu, Porcelain, Sèvres

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