London, South Kensington
29 September 2005
A PAIR OF DARK-BLUE-GROUND CAMPANA-SHAPED TWO-HANDLED VASES
CIRCA 1820, IRON-RED CROWNED D AND CROSSED BATONS MARK
Each richly painted with a bouquet in a wicker basket on a plinth support, within a tapering gilt oval cartouche issuing acanthus scrolls, leaves and pendants, the upright handles with berried acanthus terminals, on waisted socles gilt with radiating stiff leaves (slight cracking, repairs, clight chipping and flaking)
13 in. (33 cm.) high (2)
Purchased by the present owner's parents in the early 20th century from the estate of Lord Clanrickarde of Portumna Castle, County Galway.
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