3 June 2014,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 6,000
GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A PAIR OF SEVRES LAVENDER-GREY-GROUND (FOND CHANGEANT) DOCUMENTARY BOTTLE VASES (VASE BOUTEILLE PERSANNE)
1874, GREEN PRINTED S.74., RED PRINTED DORE A SEVRES 74, INCISED AD-74-3 AND P.V.R-73-11/A
Of onion or Persian form, gilt with arabesques and the inscription EXPOSITION DES BEAUX-ARTS. / ROUSSEAU (PH) / MEMBRE DU JURY, SECTION DE PEINTURE. / 1874
21¼ in. (54 cm.) high max.
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The form of these vases is recorded in the Sèvres Archives from 1874 as 'Vase Bouteille persanne'; based on a Persian metal example.
A pair of vases in this shape and ground colour and similar decoration were sold at Bonhams, 1 December 2011, lot 297.
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