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916. Antique Pair Sèvres Porcelain Still Life Ormolu Cobalt Blue Urns Vases 19th Ct
Stunning Pair French Sevres Soft Paste Porcelain and Ormolu Twin Handle Table or Mantle Urn of traditional bulbous form and of outstanding quality, raised on a square stepped base with canted corners.
The twin handles exquisitely modelled as Ram’s Heads with large looped horns. The central front reserve depicting two exotic Birds amongst Old Summer Roses and Flowers within a decorative scrolling gilt surround, back view with still life scene of Summer Flowers on a rich celeste blue ground. The original firm fitting dome shaped covers with acorn finials and a continuous band of floral decoration.
Last half of the Nineteenth Century.
Condition: Good condition for such an early piece with no losses to porcelain, bronze mounts with wonderful rich gold patination. No wear to gilding around central reserves.
Height: (entire as shown on image one) 11" (28cm). Width: (at widest) 7" (18cm). Depth: (at base) 3.5” (9cm). Width: (at base) 3.5" (9cm).