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REF No. B68170
French, Circa 1880.

Height: 136 cm / 54 inches
Width; 58 cm / 23 inches
Depth: 40 cm / 16 inches

A Magnificent Pair of Sèvres Style Porcelain Vases and Covers With Exhibition Quality Bronze Mounts and Gilding With Painted Panels Depicting Classical Scenes from the Illiad.

The porcelain panels signed 'LEBER'.

Each vase is of ovoid form and finely painted with classical scenes from the Illiad to the front and a naturalistic scene to the reverse. The painted scenes are contained within finely tooled and burnished foliate gilded reserves.

The vases depict two famous scenes from Homers epic poem the Illiad , the scenes are inscribed 'Separation D'Achille Et Briseis' and 'Le Depart D' Hector' and signed 'LEBER'.

The main body of each vase is surmounted by a spiral twisted trumpet shaped neck and a conforming cover with an acorn finial. The shoulders of each vase are mounted with finely cast gilt bronze acanthus handles. The vase is supported by a spiral twisted spreading foot put down on an exceptional gilt bronze base. The base is finely cast with a foliate guilloche running border framed by exuberant swags and ribbons.

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  • Date of creation : 1860
  • Ref. Fab. : B68170

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