21 April 2009
A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE TURQUOISE-GROUND VASES AND COVERS
THE MOUNTS BY THÉODORE MILLET, PARIS, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY, THE VASES AND COVERS 18TH/19TH CENTURY
Each tapering vase set with a circular cover with pierced foliate-cast finial, flanked by a pair of scrolled handles cast with reeds and bulrush, on a pierced rocaille foot, the underside of each inscribed MB
30 1/8 in. (76.5 cm.) high (4)
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A identical pair of vases also by Millet, though lacking covers, was sold at Sotheby's, New York, 28 October 1998, lot 261.
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