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A pair of French ormolu-mounted parcel-gilt blue-ground faïence vases and covers
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A pair of French ormolu-mounted parcel-gilt blue-ground faïence vases and covers

CIRCA 1880

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A pair of French ormolu-mounted parcel-gilt blue-ground faïence vases and covers
Circa 1880
Each domed lid surmounted by a pair of doves, the inside with overglazed intelaced blue LL centred by the letter M, inscribed Offert par le Duc de Lauzun à madame de Compan, above a waisted neck, the bulbous body centred to the front by a cartouche depicting a scène galante, signed Poitevin, the back with a château in a landscape, flanked to each side by a foliate and harp handle surmounted by a seated putto holding tassels, on a circular spreading socle, on a shaped square base with foliage and tassels, centred to each side by a foliate cartouche with the French Royal coat-of-arms
58½ in. (148.5 cm.) high (2)
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
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