London, South Kensington
7 June 2001
A pair of Paris green-ground flared cylindrical pot pourri vases and pierced covers
with richly gilt lion mask handles, one painted with a peasant woman holding a basket of eggs and a chicken, the other with a boy holding dead hares over his shoulder, a hound at his side, within shaped rectangular panels, beneath a gilt band, on four gilt feet and gilt square base, circa 1860 (damages and rubbing to gilding) -- 13cm. high
See illustration (2)
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Please note this lot only includes the two pot pourri illustrated.
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