Lot 153: A PAIR OF RESTAURATION ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN POT-POURRI VASES
500 Years Decorative Arts Europe
July 5, 2013
London, United Kingdom
Description: A PAIR OF RESTAURATION ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN POT-POURRI VASES THE PORCELAIN JIAQING/DAOGUANG (LATE 18TH/FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY), THE ORMOLU CIRCA 1830 Each decorated overall with the 'Hundred Antiques', flowering urns and cranes on a white ground, the ovoid body with pinecone finial and pierced rim, flanked by lion masks with loop handles, resting on paw feet joined by a concave-sided platform, partially regilt 15¼ in. (38,5 cm) high; 12½ in. (32 cm.) wide, overall (2)
Provenance: Humphrey Minto Wilson Esq, 9 South Audley Street, London SW1, probably acquired in the 1930s, thence by descent. Christie's, London, 14 December 2000, lot 157 (£58,750 with premium).