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A Pair of Louis XVI Style Silvered Bronze and Marble Covered Urns
After a design attributed to Pierre-Adrien Paris
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 14,400 USD
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A Pair of Louis XVI Style Silvered Bronze and Marble Covered Urns
After a design attributed to Pierre-Adrien Paris
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 14,400 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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A Pair of Louis XVI Style Silvered Bronze and Marble Covered Urns
After a design attributed to Pierre-Adrien Paris
each of ovoid form in green veined marble, the knop cast with leaf tips, the reeded neck flanked by two putti hanging laurel garlands, centered by a plaque depicting a profile of Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI on the reverse, the socle cast with bell flowers and a laurel wreath, raised on a shaped square base.
height 18in.
(45.7cm)
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Catalogue Note

The form of these vases is known as Vase Colonne de Pâris, the original plaster model is in the Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres. Mlle Marcelle Brunet attributes this model to Pierre-Adrien Pâris, an architect and ornament designer to Louis XVI active from 1775-1800.

A pair of richly decorated Vase Colonne de Pâris by Sèvres with decoration ascribed to Morin and Nicolas Petit and biscuit portrait medallions, known as the Bleu de Roi Vases are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. See Dauterman et al., Decorative Art at the Metropolitan Museum, Aylesbury, 1964. p.188 pl.XXVI, p.240 figs.204-205.

Fine French And Continental Furniture

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