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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 510

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

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

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


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