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    Sale 5441

    La Strada Romana - Works of Art from a Private Roman Collection

    14 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 138

    A PAIR OF CONTINENTAL PORCELAIN TWO-HANDLED GILT-GROUND VASES

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY ITALIAN

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF CONTINENTAL PORCELAIN TWO-HANDLED GILT-GROUND VASES
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY ITALIAN
    Each oviform, with a flared neck, applied with winged caryatid handles, painted to the front with Venus (?) in a shell chariot drawn by two dolphins and accompanied by a cherub, the other with ? in a chariot drawn by two peacocks and accompanied by a cherub, the reverse with a bouquet of flowers
    15¾ in. (40 cm.) high (2)


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