Vase: Sevres Style
One covered Sevres-style urn vase with ormolu square base, pedestal, handles (with terminal female faces), rim edging (pierced hearts), and acorn knop (to cover). Turquoise-blue ground with two reserves hand-painted in 18th century style: (1) a gardener holding a long-handled shovel and wearing a pink jacket and breeches and yellow straw hat standing behind a young woman in a blue dress holding an armful of pink roses, the whole within a gilded scrolled cartouche; (2) a spray of flowers, including a pink rose, within a gilded cartouche. The cover has a band of floral sprigs within gilded borders. Metal fittings attached with bolts; pedestal and base are in 4 separate parts threaded on a long screw. No maker's marks on ceramic; some numbers or letters on some of metal components - not clear.
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Height: 260mm (10 1/4")
Width: 205cm (80 11/16")
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