Pair of George Jones Pate-sur-Pate Vases, England, c. 1880, decorated by Frederick Schenk, each dark green ground and with white slip classical subjects to either side, a maiden seated to the shoulder of each, impressed marks and artist signatures, ht. 14 in.
Literature: Illustrated in Pate-sur-Pate, by B. Bumpus, plate 121, p. 160.
Each missing cover, scattered gilt wear and drilled for lamps. One vase with heavy crazing to pate-sur-pate: large chips surrounding lower rim of candle nozzle; to hand and foot of one figure; to foot of the other and with one hand missing all fingers; one scrolled leg broken off and repaired. The other vase with repairs (need redoing to necks of both heads, and to extending hand and foot of each.
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