A PAIR OF PARIS GILT-GROUND TWO-HANDLED VASES

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A PAIR OF PARIS GILT-GROUND TWO-HANDLED VASES
CIRCA 1830, INCISED N

Each of ovoid form with cylindrical neck, everted rim and socle foot raised on a square plinth, the handles formed as winged female herms wearing flower wreaths, the herms terminating in anthemia, the underside of the mouth, shoulder, lower body and foot stamped and chased with concentric bands of stiff leaf tips and reeding, each finely painted in colours with an interior tavern scene in the style of David Teniers the Younger within chased gilt borders, the reverse chased with a flaming brazier rising from a foliate scroll and within crossed oak branches (one with a repaired chip to one corner of the plinth, minor wear to gilding)--19 3/8in. (49.3cm.) high (2)
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Cf. Régine de Plinval de Guillebon, Porcelain of Paris 1770-1850, New York, 1972, no. 230 for a pair of vases attributed to Perche/Lachassaigne and dated circa 1830 which are similar in shape and size to the present examples and modelled with the same distinctive matte and polished gilt handles
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