11 September 2008
THE PROPERTY OF A ROYAL HOUSE
A PAIR OF TOLE PEINTE BLUE AND WHITE PALACE URNS
Each with a trellis-decorated body with shaped reserves depicting Chinoiserie scenes with a conformingly-decorated domed cover and shaped finial, minor losses to the painted decoration
50 in. (127 cm.) high (2)
Charles de Bestegui, château de Groussay.
Sold, as part of a set of seventeen, Sotheby's, Poulain le Fur, 2-6 June 1999, lot 1680.
Christie's, New York, 'A Summer in Southhampton', 28 November 2006, lot 379.
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