13 November 2001
A MATCHED PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED FAMILLE ROSE SQUARE VASES
The porcelain first half 18th Century, the ormolu circa 1880
Boldly decorated on each face with a green jardinière issuing a tall stylised peony spray dividing smaller sprays, the shoulder similarly enamelled
both about 12¾ in. (32.5 cm.) high overall (2)
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The mounts are in the style of Baldock.
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