A pair of Royal Worcester japonaiserie vases, 1880
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
A pair of Royal Worcester japonaiserie vases
each of similar sleeve form, moulded in high relief with a peacock in pine branches, the first example enriched in a bright palette, gilding and to simulate bronze on a plain ivory-coloured ground, the second example plain and glazed, printed marks
15 in. high, 38.2 cm.
Overall of good appearance. Some slight rubbing to the gilding to the surface of the simulated bamboo.
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