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October 6, 2016 04:00 PMCalender

Pair of George Jones Pate-sur-Pate Vases

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2940BLocation: BostonDate / Time: October 07, 2016 10:00AM


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.
Estimate $800-1,200

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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George Jones Pate, Frederick Schenk, United Kingdom