Lot 17. A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE CELADON VASES WITH...

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Lot 17 | A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE CELADON VASES WITH...
A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE CELADON VASES WITH COVERS

THE PORCELAIN EARLY QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-95) CIRCA 1740, THE MOUNTS CIRCA 1745

Each with stepped lid with berried foliate-cast asymetrical finial above a flowerhead and trellis-cast rim and rocaille cabochon-cast outer border flanked by pierced interlaced foliate-cast arms, the porcelain bodies decorated in low relief and underglaze blue with knarled prunus trees on one side while on the other sacred deer prance beside pine and bamboo, magic fungus growing at their feet, on an asymetrical base cast with rocaille, each stamped with the 'C' couronné poinçon to base and on one lid

13in. (34.5cm.) high, 12in. (31.5cm.) wide

The 'C' couronné poinçon was a tax mark employed on any alloy containing copper between March 1745 and February 1749.

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