A PAIR OF REGENCE ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE PORCELAIN CACHE POTS
A PAIR OF REGENCE ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE PORCELAIN CACHE POTS
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A PAIR OF REGENCE ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE PORCELAIN CACHE POTS

CIRCA 1720, THE PORCELAIN KANGXI PERIOD, CIRCA 1662-1722

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A PAIR OF REGENCE ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE PORCELAIN CACHE POTS
CIRCA 1720, THE PORCELAIN KANGXI PERIOD, CIRCA 1662-1722
Each with a blue and white vase flanked by pierced shell, female mask and scrolling foliage handles, surmounted by a gadrooned rim and base
7 ¾ in. (20 cm.) high; 10 ½ in. (26.5 cm.) wide
Provenance
Acquired by the philanthropist and collector Ogden Mills for his Parisian residence at 73, rue de Varenne, Paris, inherited by his daughter, Beatrice, the Countess of Granard, and thence by descent.

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A pair of lidded vases with almost identical mounts is in the J. Paul Getty Museum (72.DI.50), and is illustrated in F.J.B. Watson & G. Wilson, Mounted Oritental Porcelain in the J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, 1982, pp. 24-27.
A further example of a cache-pot with nearly identical mounts is illustrated by G. & R. Wannenes, Ornamental Bronze and 'Objects Montes', Milan, 2004, p. 93.

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