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A PAIR OF IMPERIAL PORCELAIN PALACE VASES

  • GBR
  • 2010-07-06
About the object
A PAIR OF IMPERIAL PORCELAIN PALACE VASES, IMPERIAL PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS I (1825-1855), DATED 1842, Each of bandeau form, on square ormolu base, with flared foot and neck, the bodies decorated with moulded acanthus and palm leaves flanked by double handles formed of scrolling leaves and pine cones, the central panels with Old Master paintings, depicting Musical Party and Permissive Old Woman after Jacob van Loo, the backs elaborately incised in two-colour gold with a lyre flanked by two eagles within scrolling foliage, one inscribed, signed P. Nesterov and dated 1842, the other inscribed, signed V. Yelashevsky and dated 1842.
Quantity: 2
Height: 149cm, 4ft 10in.

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