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Auction: 500 Years: Important Decorative Arts Europe
was auctioned on: 9 December 2010
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A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE PORCELAIN VASES

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Estimate: £60,000 - £100,000
ca. US$93,528 - US$155,880
Price realised:  £73,250
ca. US$114,182
Lot number 255, Views: 7

A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE PORCELAIN VASES
ONE ORMOLU BASE MOUNT LOUIS XV, THE OTHER MOUNTS 19TH CENTURY; ONE VASE KANGXI (1662-1722) AND RESTORED, THE OTHER 19TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE PORCELAIN VASES ONE ORMOLU BASE MOUNT LOUIS XV, THE OTHER MOUNTS 19TH CENTURY; ONE VASE KANGXI (1662-1722) AND RESTORED, THE OTHER 19TH CENTURY Each with polychrome and gilt-decorated powder blue ground, the shaped reserves depicting floral sprang, with further floral gilt decoration on the blue ground, above a foliate cast quadripartite base with ribbon-tied moulded border and outscrolled feet, the upper section with conformingly-cast twin handles, one vase with restored breaks, the gilding added in the 19th Century to match the vases 23½ in. (59.5 cm.) high; 9 in. (24 cm.) diameter (2)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: 500 Years: Important Decorative Arts Europe
Date of the auction: 9 Dec 2010
Address: Christie's
9 December 2010, London, King Street