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A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED FRENCH PORCELAIN PATE-SUR-PATE MOTTLED-BROWN GROUND VASES
A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED FRENCH PORCELAIN PATE-SUR-PATE MOTTLED-BROWN GROUND VASES

CIRCA 1880, PROBABLY PARIS, NOW MOUNTED AS LAMPS

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A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED FRENCH PORCELAIN PATE-SUR-PATE MOTTLED-BROWN GROUND VASES
CIRCA 1880, PROBABLY PARIS, NOW MOUNTED AS LAMPS
Of bottle form, one painted and hand-tooled in white slip with a sparrow in flight among daisies and rose briar, the other with a wren eyeing platinum and gilt insects among peonies and with a pair of birds locked in a mid-air combat among roses, the neck and foot enriched in foliage edged in the black and gilt, the Chinoiserie base molded with stylized dragons
19¼ in. (49 cm.) high, excluding the fixture (2)

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The hand and design on the present pair of vases is reminiscent to that of Albert-Louis Dammouse (1848-1926).

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