10 September 2009
A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE TURQUOISE GLAZED PORCELAIN TWIN-HANDLED VASE
BY ESCALIER DE CRISTAL, PARIS, THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE MOUNTS CIRCA 1860-80
The oblong ribbed body with pierced rim and domed lid and foliate finial, flanked by foliate handles, above a rocaille base, signed 'ESCALIER DE CRISTAL' and 'PARIS' to the underside
10 in. (25.5 cm.) high
Rue de la Faisanderie, Paris, until the late 1940's.
Thence by descent.
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For further information on Escalier de Cristal, please see catalogue note to lot 369.
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