TWO GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED POWDER-BLUE GROUND FAMILLE VERTE TRIPLE GOURD VASES FORMING A PAIR, THE PORCELAIN QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722), THE MOUNTS MID-18TH CENTURY
TWO GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED POWDER-BLUE GROUND FAMILLE VERTE TRIPLE GOURD VASES FORMING A PAIR, THE PORCELAIN QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722), THE MOUNTS MID-18TH CENTURY
TWO GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED POWDER-BLUE GROUND FAMILLE VERTE TRIPLE GOURD VASES FORMING A PAIR, THE PORCELAIN QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722), THE MOUNTS MID-18TH CENTURY
TWO GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED POWDER-BLUE GROUND FAMILLE VERTE TRIPLE GOURD VASES FORMING A PAIR, THE PORCELAIN QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722), THE MOUNTS MID-18TH CENTURY
TWO GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED POWDER-BLUE GROUND FAMILLE VERTE TRIPLE GOURD VASES FORMING A PAIR, THE PORCELAIN QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722), THE MOUNTS MID-18TH CENTURY
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TWO GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED POWDER-BLUE GROUND FAMILLE VERTE TRIPLE GOURD VASES FORMING A PAIR, THE PORCELAIN QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722), THE MOUNTS MID-18TH CENTURY

Estimate: 8,000 - 10,000 USD

TWO GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED POWDER-BLUE GROUND FAMILLE VERTE TRIPLE GOURD VASES FORMING A PAIR, THE PORCELAIN QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722), THE MOUNTS MID-18TH CENTURY

Estimate: 8,000 - 10,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

TWO GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED POWDER-BLUE GROUND FAMILLE VERTE TRIPLE GOURD VASES FORMING A PAIR, THE PORCELAIN QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722), THE MOUNTS MID-18TH CENTURY


the exterior decorated with shaped cartouches enclosing scholar's objects, flowers, and mythical beasts all reserved on powder-blue ground; with slight variations in size

height 10 in. (including mounts)

25.4 cm

Condition Report

The shapes of the two vases are varying. There are some natural and original surface bubbles to the blue ground. The bronze elements have been regilt. The upper gilt-bronze ring of one vase needs to be refixed and the rim of this vase has likely been reduced. The upper neck of the other vase has been restored.The base mount for this vase also needs to be refixed.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Cataloguing

Provenance

The Eleanor Post Close and Antal Post de Bekessy Collections, sold Sotheby's Paris, 19-20 December 2017, lot 666

STYLE: Furniture, Silver, Ceramics
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