Two Sèvres porcelain bleu nouveau vases and covers, vase ferré (2ème grandeur)
typically formed, the raised garlanded panels painted with encampment scenes and rings of flowers, later gilt-metal pineapple finials to the covers, both with blue interlaced L marks, one containing indistinct date letter, and painter's mark M for Jean-Louis Morin (active as a painter from 1754-87); the other with B mark for Jean-Pierre Boulanger (active as a gilder and painter from 1754-85) and incised Bono beneath panel for the repareur Etienne-Henry Bono (active 1754-81), one vase cracked round upper part and restored, one broken at junction foot and stem, restored, minor losses
each 35cm. high; 13¾in.
one with date letter for 1767
Ombersley Court Catalogue of Pictures, p. 32 (Main Staircase Hall);
A. Oswald, ‘Ombersley Court, Worcestershire’, Country Life, 16 January 1953