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    Sale 12455

    European Furniture & Works of Art

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 128

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE CRACKELE-GLAZED PORCELAIN VASE

    19TH CENTURY, THE MOUNTS BY BEURDELEY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE CRACKELE-GLAZED PORCELAIN VASE
    19TH CENTURY, THE MOUNTS BY BEURDELEY
    Of baluster shape with bands of ju-i lappets flanked by brown biscuit masks issuing loop handles, on a pierced rocaille base, the underside with cast-in letter 'BY'
    17 in. (43 cm.) high; 9 ¾ in. (25 cm.) diameter


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    Provenance

    Almost certainly M. A. Beurdeley; Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 6-9 May 1895, lot 18: 'Vase-balustre en céladon gris craquelé à ceintures de grecques et anses têtes de chimères en biscuit brun ; socle rocaille en bronze doré.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A LADY