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    Sale 5444

    Town & Country Perspectives - The Charles Plante Collection

    4 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 40

    A PARIS PORCELAIN CAMPANA-SHAPED VASE AND STAND

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    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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