A SÈVRES GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED VASE, CIRCA 1848
of slender baluster form, painted with large sprays of mixed flowers hanging from vine garlands above a blue enamel lambrequin band at the base, the shoulder affixed with two gilt-bronze foliate scroll handles, with blue enamel and gilded formal borders at the rims, stenciled R.F. / S. 48. mark within a circle to interior of neck, mounted on a gilt-bronze and marble square foot
height 17¾ in.
In good appearance and condition. The mounts at the shoulder slightly loose. The marble foot mount drilled at side.
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