Lot 34
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TWO SÈVRES PORCELAIN BLEU NOUVEAU VASES AND COVERS, VASE FERRÉ (2ÈME GRANDEUR) |

Estimate
30,000 - 50,000 GBP
Sold
37,500 GBP
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Description

  • each 35cm. high; 13¾in.
  • one with date letter for 1767
typically formed, the raised garlanded panels painted with encampment scenes and rings of flowers, later gilt-metal pineapple finials to the covers, both with blue interlaced L marks, one containing indistinct date letter, and painter's mark M for Jean-Louis Morin (active as a painter from 1754-87); the other with B mark for Jean-Pierre Boulanger (active as a gilder and painter from 1754-85) and incised Bono beneath panel for the repareur Etienne-Henry Bono (active 1754-81), one vase cracked round upper part and restored, one broken at junction foot and stem, restored, minor losses

Catalogue Note

LITERATURE
Anon, Ombersley Court Contents Inventorycirca 1825-36, p.40; 'Small Drawing Room [later The Rose Boudoir] / A pair of vases of old Sevres china, mazarine blue ground, gilt medallions and painted in figures and flowers';
M. H. Blutley, Ombersley Court, Inventories of Heirlooms, 1863, p.127; [probably] 'Ornamental China in Gallery (over Hall) / One pair of Sevres vases the centre divisons perforated'
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