• 500 Years Decorative Arts Euro auction at Christies

    Sale 2305

    500 Years Decorative Arts Europe Including Oriental Carpets

    20 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 28

    A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED FRENCH TURQUOISE-GROUND VASES AND COVERS

    3IRCA 1880, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARKS, SIGNED L. MALPASS

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED FRENCH TURQUOISE-GROUND VASES AND COVERS
    3IRCA 1880, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARKS, SIGNED L. MALPASS
    In the Aesthetic taste, each of squared form surmounted by a Buddhist lion finial, finely painted with Japanese figures, the reverse with exotic landscapes, flanked by elephant handles suspending rings from their trunks
    13½ in. (34.2 cm.) high (4)


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    Louis Pierre Malpass is recorded as a porcelain painter at 16 rue Pierre Levée in the 1870s.