• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 165

    A SEVRES (HARD PASTE) GOTHIC TAPERING GADROONED VASE

    1840, CIRCULAR GREY PRINTED MARK TO INTERIOR OF NECK

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    A SEVRES (HARD PASTE) GOTHIC TAPERING GADROONED VASE
    1840, CIRCULAR GREY PRINTED MARK TO INTERIOR OF NECK
    The pan-top with an underside moulded with gilt stud and foliate ornament above a waisted neck with four biscuit child's heads with gilt hair on elaborate puce-diaper, gilt and blue ogival panelled bands above a band of stylised blue and gilt strapwork on a yellow ground, the lower part with radiating moulded quatrefoil foliate gadroons on a circular spreading diaper and gilt foliage moulded blue foot (restored around upper part of foot and base and restuck)
    10¼ in. (26 cm.) high


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