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FS32: Two Day Fine Art Sale

A Rare Vauxhall Blue and White Vase

Auction Lot FS32/642

A rare Vauxhall blue and white vase of ogee form with foliate scrolled handles, painted with panels depicting an extensive oriental lake landscape, the reverse with an attendant holding a parasol above two Chinese figures with a pagoda to one side, the panels reserved on a solid blue floral ground, on circular pedestal foot, circa 1755-58, 13.5cm high [minor chip to rim].

A Rare Vauxhall Blue and White Vase (FS32/642) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 4th October 2016 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

A rare Vauxhall blue and white vase of ogee form with foliate scrolled handles, painted with panels depicting an extensive oriental lake landscape, the reverse with an attendant holding a parasol above two Chinese figures with a pagoda to one side, the panels reserved on a solid blue floral ground, on circular pedestal foot, circa 1755-58, 13.5cm high [minor chip to rim].

Notes

The shape is copied from the Vincennes 'Vase à Oreilles' designed by Jean-Claude Duplessis in the 1750s. An almost identical underglaze blue decorated vase was illustrated [plate 203 c and d] ECC Transactions 1989 Vol.13 Part 3. Vauxhall polychrome vases of this shape are usually attributed to the atelier of James Giles.

Price Realised

£5,400

Department

Ceramics and Glass

Fine Art Category

18th Century English Porcelain

Sale Information

FS32: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 4th October 2016
Wednesday, 5th October 2016

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 10:00am on Wednesday, 5th October 2016 as part of the Ceramics and Glass section of the sale.

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Okehampton Street, Exeter

Telephone: +44 (01392) 413100

Important Notes

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

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