19 October 2007
A PAIR OF DIRECTOIRE ORMOLU-MOUNTED PORCELAIN POT POURRIS VASES
LATE 18TH CENTURY, THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1800 AND PROBABLY ASSOCIATED
Each with a leaf-cast finial, the lid resting on a pierced frieze and the vase, imitating lapis lazuli, supported by three legs Bacchic female masks terminating in hoof feet on a further white marble plinth base, the contemporary Continental porcelain marked with spurious Sèvres marks and each bearing a paper label inscribed '#6390 PR Vincennes urns' and marked in black chalk '6390'
14½ in. (37 cm.) high (2)
with Dalva Brothers, New York, 10 July 1964.
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