London, South Kensington
15 December 2010
A PAIR OF FRENCH PORCELAIN BLUE-GROUND VASES
CIRCA 1870, PALE BLUE PAD MOULDED WITH HA & C OVER 491
Each painted with flowering branches and moulded with scattered insects heightened in tones of brown, iron-red and gilding and applied with a gilt salamander, the blue ground embellished with an all-over pattern of gilt scrolling foliage, each with integral faux Chinese wood stand
13 7/8 in. (35.3 cm.) high (2)
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