Stunning Pair of French Sevres Soft Paste Enamelled Porcelain and Ormolu Twin Handle Table or Mantle Urns of traditional urn form and of outstanding quality, and good size proportions, each raised on a square stepped base with canted corners. Complete with original jewelled dome shaped covers with ormolu flame finials.
The twin handles exquisitely modelled as elegant Ram’s heads complete with horns below an acanthus leaf. The central front jeweled reserve depicting a Courting Couple in Eighteenth Century dress in landscape, back view with still life scene of Summer Flowers to include a butterfly on a rich cobalt blue ground.
Second quarter of the Nineteenth Century, possibly earlier.
Condition: Good condition for such early pieces with no losses to porcelain, bronze mounts have been professionally re-gold plated, some light staining at ormolu bases.
Height: (entire as shown on image one) 11.25" (28.5cm). Width: (at widest) 5.75" (14.5cm). Depth: (at base) 3.25” (8.25cm).
Location: Dublin City, Ireland.
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