4 June 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 900
A PARIS PORCELAIN CAMPANA-SHAPED VASE AND STAND
Early 19th Century
Gilt with a continuous band of classical figures reserved on a mottled brown glazed ground, the lower section gilt with a geometric band, the foot with leaves and pendent flowerheads, the interior gilt with a cracked ice pattern, the square stand with circular well and large aperture, inscribed to one side in gilding An Olimpic Game a Sparta
17½ in. (44.4 cm.) high (2)
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The scene 'Olympic Game a Sparta' rendered on this vase is based upon an engraving by Pierre-Charles Coqueret (1761-1832).
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