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Pair of Gilt Bronze-mounted Sevres-style Porcelain Vases

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
609
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Gilt Bronze-mounted Sevres-style Porcelain Vases, France, late 19th/early 20th century, each urn-form with two painted scenes: one featuring young figures within bucolic landscapes and another of birds nesting within flowers, framed within gilt-accented cartouches to a cobalt ground, unsigned, total ht. 32 3/4 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

One vase missing two "jewels" to border surrounding figures; one vase missing all jewels. No covers.


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, Metal plating, Ormolu, Porcelain

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