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Auction: Centuries of Style
was auctioned on: 4 June 2013
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A PAIR OF PARIS PORCELAIN SALMON-GROUND TWO-HANDLED VASES

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Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000
ca. US$6,192 - US$9,288
Price realised:  £4,375
ca. US$6,773
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A PAIR OF PARIS PORCELAIN SALMON-GROUND TWO-HANDLED VASES
CIRCA 1795
A PAIR OF PARIS PORCELAIN SALMON-GROUND TWO-HANDLED VASES CIRCA 1795 Of oviform with gilt reed and bulrush handles with flowerhead terminals, each painted on one side with a cornucopia of fruit, flowers and foliage above a terrace issuing colourful scrolling foliage supporting a pair of exotic birds, the reverses each with emblems of music or love, including bagpipes and a pair of doves before a quiver of arrows amongst further scrolling foliage with pendant berried swags of leafy foliage, all against a salmon ground with a gilt and green stiff-leaf border below, the upper body with a vertical gilt, black and white striped border, the waisted neck and foot with gilt marbled blue-ground lozenge panels issuing gilt grasses and supported on foliate scrollwork, mounted on stepped square rouge griotte marble bases (some wear to gilding on handles and rims, minor chips to marble bases) 10 3/8 in. (26.3 cm.) high overall (2)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Centuries of Style
Date of the auction: 4 Jun 2013
Address: Christie's
4 June 2013, London, King Street