15 April 2011
A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED PARIS (DUC D'ANGOULEME) PORCELAIN BLUE-GROUND BRULE PARFUMS AND COVERS
LATE 18TH CENTURY, THE MOUNTS LATER, BLUE STENCILED MARKS
Each with gilt acorn finial above a domed lid enriched with scrollwork, the campana form body finely painted front and back with oval reserves after Teniers of merry-making peasants, flanked by paired serpent loop handles, raised on a short conforming socle and cast base
17 in. (43.1 cm.) high, the slightly taller (2)
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 12 & 14 September 2000, lot 146.
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For a pair of vases of this form with ormolu covers, see R. de Plinval de Guillebon, Faïence et Porcelaine de Paris, XVIIE-XIXE SIÈCLES, Dijon, 1995, pp. 146-7.
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