An Italian carved Breccia Corallina vase, circa 1780, in the manner of Ennemond Alexandre Petitot | Vase en breccia corallina, Italien, vers 1780, à la manière de Ennemond Alexandre Petitot
An Italian carved Breccia Corallina vase, circa 1780, in the manner of Ennemond Alexandre Petitot,
with the handles as carved lions, the base of the body gadrooned, on a sprained socle with carved acanthus leaves, on a square green porphyry base
Height 15⅓in; width 9⅔in; prof 6⅔in
Vase en breccia corallina, Italien, vers 1780, à la manière de Ennemond Alexandre Petitot
les anses ornées de lions scuptés, la base de la panse godronée, reposant sur un piedouche orné de feuilles d'acanthes, la base en porphyre vert
Haut. 39 cm, larg. 24,5 cm, prof. 17 cm
In overall good condition despite the inevitable scratches and dents due to age and use.
The base: small chip of the lower corner and a small chip on one side.
One lion with restoration on a paw, foreleg, hind leg and tail; the second lion with restoration on the foreleg, the hind leg and possibly on the tail.
The vase with very few minor chips to the molding
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Purchased in Italy, circa 1840, by George William Bowyer Adderley and his wife Caroline Taylor;
At Fillongley Hall, Warwickshire until probably 2006;
Purchased by the present owner from Tomasso Brothers, Leeds, June 2011.
Acheté en Italie, vers 1840, par George William Bowyer Adderley et son épouse Caroline Taylor ;
A Fillongley Hall, Warwickshire jusqu'à probablement 2006 ;
Acheté à Tomasso Brothers, Leeds, en juin 2011.
'Gervas Jackson-Stops, Fillongley Hall, Warwickshire', Country Life, 20 July 1989, illustrated on the chimneypiece in the hall, p,67.
"Gervas Jackson-Stops, Fillongley Hall, Warwickshire", Country Life, 20 juillet 1989, illustré sur la cheminée du hall, p. 67.