Pair of Late 19th Century Gilt Bronze and Sky Blue Sèvres Style Porcelain Vases
Pair of Late 19th Century Gilt Bronze and Sky Blue Sèvres Style Porcelain Vases
Pair of Late 19th Century Gilt Bronze and Sky Blue Sèvres Style Porcelain Vases
Pair of Late 19th Century Gilt Bronze and Sky Blue Sèvres Style Porcelain Vases
Pair of Late 19th Century Gilt Bronze and Sky Blue Sèvres Style Porcelain Vases
Pair of Late 19th Century Gilt Bronze and Sky Blue Sèvres Style Porcelain Vases

SEVRES (STYLE) (founded c.1820)

Pair of Late 19th Century Gilt Bronze and Sky Blue Sèvres Style Porcelain Vases

c. 1880 France

Offered by Charles Cheriff Galleries, Ltd.

US$12,500 usd
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A pair of late 19th century gilt bronze and sky blue Sèvres style porcelain vases.

The front of the vases painted with a woman and cherubs, the back as landscape scenes. The handles depicting a lion.

In late 1739 - early 1740 the Sèvres porcelain factory opened in the Royal Château of Vincennes, Sixteen years later in 1756 the factory moved to the village of Sèvres located outside of Paris and in route to Louis XV's Palace of Versailles where it became the preeminent porcelain manufacturer in Europe. When the company ran into financial difficulties, the King who had become an avid client bought out the shareholders and became the sole owner. The factory remained in the royal family until it was nationalized following the French Revolution.

The range of objects produced in the first half of the 19th century was enormous, as were the types of decoration that they employed. The Sèvres factory produced ninety-two new designs for vases. The factory is still in production today.
Dimensions
Height 16.00 inch (40.64 cm)
Diameter 11.50 inch (29.21 cm)
Stock Code
6185
Medium
Bronze and Porcelain
Charles Cheriff Galleries, Ltd.

Charles Cheriff Galleries, Ltd.
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