Pair of antique French ormolu mounted Paris porcelain vases in bleu celeste.

A magnificent pair of French ormolu mounted Paris vases. Superb and original fire gilded ormolu and with exceptionally fine hand painted scenes to both the front and back of the vases and fully jewelled. To the front of one vase a classically semi-draped woman leans against a truncated pillar looking through a telescope with a child at her feet. To the other a woman similarly undressed holds a pair of dividers while working at scrolls and books with a cupid holding up a scroll. To the reverse of the vases are scenes with children and cupids, one vase with scroll and hour glass, the other vase with globe and telescope. No damage or repair to the porcelain. 15.5 inches high by 6.5 inches wide ( 39 cms by 16cms). Circa 1870.

Stock Number: 3371

Price: £6,750

Availability: In Stock

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