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Sevres Porcelain and Ormolu Compotes

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Sevres Porcelain and Ormolu Compotes

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Key Features

  • Outstanding porcelain and bronze artistry distinguishes these rare Sèvres porcelain compotes
  • The hand-painted turquoise porcelain plates are perfectly cradled in intricate bronze ormolu stands
  • Remarkably rendered portraits adorn the center of the stunning plates
  • Possessing superior artistry, they embody the singular aesthetic of Sèvres prized porcelain

Item Details

  • Height:
    5 1/4 Inches
  • Diameter:
    10 1/2 Inches
  • Period:
  • Origin:
Two excellent Sèvres porcelain plates are mounted in bronze ormolu stands in these exceptional compotes. The delicate turquoise, or bleu celeste, hue provides the perfect background to exquisite portrait plaques of two ladies, surrounded by smaller plaques of personal possessions and embellished with intricate floral gilt borders. Prized by royalty and heads of state for over two centuries, Sèvres porcelain is known around the world for the high quality of its craftsmanship and superior artistry. Employing the finest talents and artists, the factory developed a unique style that has become the company's signature, expressing the fancies and elegant pleasures of the lifestyles of royal society.

Portraits are signed De Scarron and Desmoullieres.

Circa 1880

10 ½" diameter x 5 ¼" high

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Price: $12,850
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