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A gilt-bronze mounted Chinese celadon porcelain vase, the porcelain Ming dynasty, 14th century, the mounts Louis XV, circa 1760-1770, attributed to Jean-Claude Duplessis

A gilt-bronze mounted Chinese celadon porcelain vase, the porcelain Ming dynasty, 14th century, the mounts Louis XV, circa 1760-1770, attributed to Jean-Claude Duplessis

A gilt-bronze mounted Chinese celadon porcelain vase, the porcelain Ming dynasty, 14th century, the mounts Louis XV, circa 1760-1770, attributed to Jean-Claude Duplessis

A gilt-bronze mounted Chinese celadon porcelain vase, the porcelain Ming dynasty, 14th century, the mounts Louis XV, circa 1760-1770, attributed to Jean-Claude Duplessis


the body modelled in low relief with a broad band of scrolling peonies, the lower section with vertical ribbing, the neck cast and finely chased with shell ornament and sinuous foliate scrolls rising to a scrolled lip enclosing a shell-pattern hollow containing a detachable cover in the form of a ribbon-tied cluster of acorns and oak leaves; from the neck spring massive bipartite scrolls cast with foliage and pods developing into realistically modelled lion masks, each holding a ring in its mouth; the base of spreading oval form with almost detached bipartite scrolls centered by spreading scallop shells and acanthus enveloping the shaped plinth with key-pattern borders and squared paterae angles

height 30 in.; width 18¼in.; 76,5 cm; 46 cm.

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Grand vase en porcelaine de Chine céladon gaufré et bronze doré, la porcelaine, dynastie Ming XIVe siècle, la monture d'époque Louis XV, vers 1760-1770 attribuée à Jean-Claude Duplessis


height 30 in.; width 18¼in.; 76,5 cm; 46 cm.

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Possibly Albert, Duke of Saxe-Teschen;

Collection of Charles Stein, sold Galerie Georges Petit, Paris 10-14 May 1886, lot 279;

Possibly acquired by Baron Gustave de Rothschild (according to a handwritten annotation in a sale catalogue);

The Collection of the Hon. Lady Baillie, sold Sotheby's London, 13 December 1974, lot 137;

Galerie J. Kugel, Paris.

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Peut-être Albert, duc de Saxe-Teschen;

Collection Charles Stein, vente galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 10-14 mai 1886, lot 279;

Peut-être acquis par le baron Gustave de Rothschild (selon une indication manuscripte dans un catalogue de vente);

Ancienne collection de Hon. Lady Baillie, vente Sotheby's Londres, 13 décembre 1974, lot 137;

Galerie J. Kugel, Paris.

S. Catelluccio, Collecting Chinese and Japanese Porcelain in Pre-Revolutionary Paris, Los Angeles 2013, p. 173, fig. 142.