Lot 43: A PAIR OF REGENCE ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN COVERED VASES
500 Years Decorative Arts Europe
July 5, 2013
London, United Kingdom
Description: A PAIR OF REGENCE ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN COVERED VASES THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE ORMOLU CIRCA 1715-20 Each with a circular tapering body and stepped domed lid decorated overall with flowering branches and fruits, surmounted by a berried finial and flanked by pierced strapwork issuing from acanthus-wrapped shells and drop handles, the base with gadrooned border, the upper section of one lid Kangxi and associated 12½ in. (32 cm.) high and 11¾ in. (30 cm.) high respectively; 10¼ in. (26 cm.) diameter (2)
Provenance: Acquired from Galerie Kugel, Paris.