21 - 22 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 30,500
Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000
A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLEU-DU-ROI POT-POURRI VASES AND COVERS
FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
Each with shallow domed cover and pine cone finial above a pierced frieze, with twin entwined serpent handles and spreading foliate socle on concave-sided plinths, on late 19th Century white marble bases with panels of scrolling foliage, one cover restored
11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high (2)
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Related Sèvres vase garnitures in apple-green porcelain were in the collection of Sir Philip Sassoon, sold Houghton, Christie's London, 8 December 1994, lot 37.
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