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A GILT-METAL-MOUNTED SÈVRES-PATTERN TAPERING OVIFROM VASE AND DOMED COVER, the turquoise ground richly gilt with interlaced foliate-scrolls, trellis-pattern and feuilles-de-choux and painted by E. Parot with a young man courting a lady by offering her a rose, standing before a terrace in a garden, enclosed within a large scrolling cartouche, the reverse similarly painted with statuary in parkland, the flared, dark-blue neck and foot enriched in gilding, mounted with a metal finial, bands of metal at the rim and shoulder, leaves around the lower body and on a shaped-square plinth (cover restored, some wear to gilding), artist's signature, cover with Bailey, Bank and Biddle, Philadelphia retailer's mark, traces of pattern number 379/3/46, circa 1900

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A GILT-METAL-MOUNTED SÈVRES-PATTERN TAPERING OVIFROM VASE AND DOMED COVER, the turquoise ground richly gilt with interlaced foliate-scrolls, trellis-pattern and feuilles-de-choux and painted by E. Parot with a young man courting a lady by offering her a rose, standing before a terrace in a garden, enclosed within a large scrolling cartouche, the reverse similarly painted with statuary in parkland, the flared, dark-blue neck and foot enriched in gilding, mounted with a metal finial, bands of metal at the rim and shoulder, leaves around the lower body and on a shaped-square plinth (cover restored, some wear to gilding), artist's signature, cover with Bailey, Bank and Biddle, Philadelphia retailer's mark, traces of pattern number 379/3/46, circa 1900
38¾in. (89.5cm.) high
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