A Pair of Exhibition Quality Sèvres- Style Porcelain Vases

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Object Description

An Exceptional and Important Pair of Exhibition Quality Gilt-Bronze Mounted Sèvres-Style Porcelain Vases and Covers.

Signed ‘Lucot’.

This exceptional pair of vases are of inverted ovoid form with finely painted Watteau-esque panels depicting a game of dice and the taking of tea, each within a deep blue ground. The body is further embellished with tooled gilt foliate running pattern and arabesque. The neck of each vase is of flared trumpet form surmounted by domed lids with corresponding decoration and terminating in gilt acorn finials. Each vase is supported on a flared spreading foot and put down on gilt-bronze bases with re-entrant corners.

The reserves to the front of each vase contain finely painted panels depicting romantic genre scenes drawing inspiration from Watteau’s fêtes galantes and the pastoral paintings of Boucher, each is signed to the lower left’ Lucot’.

French, Circa 1860.

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