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FS25: Two Day Fine Art Sale

A Rare S?vres Pot-pourri 'Pompadour' Vase and Cover

Auction Lot FS25/589

A rare S?vres pot-pourri 'Pompadour' vase and cover of oviform with six pierced apertures edged with moulded foliage to the shoulder and cover, painted with two lobed cartouches, probably by Vielliard, one depicting a group of figures around a table possibly on rent day, a playful spaniel and cat below, the latter hiding under a stool, the reverse with a figure outside a thatched building within an extensive landscape, reserved on a foliate gilded pale turquoise ground, the shoulder with floral festoons, on stepped circular base, unmarked, circa 1760, 24cm high [cover damaged and re-stuck, replacement wood finial, tiny chip to rim, minor chips to base and wear to gilding] and black marble stand.

A Rare S?vres Pot-pourri 'Pompadour' Vase and Cover (FS25/589) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 27th January 2015 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

A rare S?vres pot-pourri 'Pompadour' vase and cover of oviform with six pierced apertures edged with moulded foliage to the shoulder and cover, painted with two lobed cartouches, probably by Vielliard, one depicting a group of figures around a table possibly on rent day, a playful spaniel and cat below, the latter hiding under a stool, the reverse with a figure outside a thatched building within an extensive landscape, reserved on a foliate gilded pale turquoise ground, the shoulder with floral festoons, on stepped circular base, unmarked, circa 1760, 24cm high [cover damaged and re-stuck, replacement wood finial, tiny chip to rim, minor chips to base and wear to gilding] and black marble stand.

Notes

The vase 'pot pourri Pompadour' was made at S?vres in four sizes, of which this example is of the third size. Ref: Svend Eriksen & Geoffrey de Bellaigue 'Serves Porcelain', page 286.

Price Realised

£4,900

Department

Ceramics and Glass

Sale Information

FS25: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 27th January 2015
Wednesday, 28th January 2015

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 10:00am on Wednesday, 28th January 2015 as part of the Oriental and European Ceramcs and Glass section of the sale.

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Okehampton Street, Exeter

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Important Notes

Weights and measurements are approximate guidelines only, unless otherwise stated to the contrary.

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