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A Louis XVI style ormolu-mounted Chinese bleu nouveau porcelain pot-pourri vase and cover

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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. HC. AND MRS. ERICH G. HENKEL
A Louis XVI style ormolu-mounted Chinese bleu nouveau porcelain pot-pourri vase and cover

AFTER THE MODEL BY JEAN DULAC, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

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A Louis XVI style ormolu-mounted Chinese bleu nouveau porcelain pot-pourri vase and cover After the model by Jean Dulac, Second half 19th Century The domed lid with stiff-leaf berried finial above a Greek-key collar and pierced Vitruvian scroll frieze, the laurel-bound neck terminating in lion-mask ring handles joined by swagged lion-pelts, the tapering body above a reeded foot and spreading foliate entrelac socle, on square stylised Greek-key fretted plinth 17 in. (43.1 cm.) high
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The present vase is based on the celebrated model developed by the marchand Jean Dulac in the 1770s. Usually incorporating the amusing device of pop-up candlearms, the 18th century 'vases Dulac' were popular among the sophisticated collectors of the day, with examples acquired by Madame du Barry, Horace Walpole and Prince Baryatinski for Grand Duke Paul's apartments at Pavlovsk.

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