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Lot 0085
Pair of Louis XV-Style Bronze-Mounted Cobalt Porcelain Vases

mid-19th century, with gilt-bronze handles and rims decorated with scrollwork, flowerheads and rocaille work.
h. 7", w. 8", d. 5"

Provenance: Sotheby's, New York, "Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor", September 24-25, 2012, lot 702, page 525. Shown in situ page 524, the Cardinal's Room, "Holly Hill"; Private collection, Mobile, Alabama.


One vase has a vertical hairline crack with two old staple repairs to the exterior. Staples have been overpainted with cobalt. One handle mount screw is loose. Both vases exhibit light oxidation, accretions and wear to gilding.

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Pair of Louis XV-Style Bronze-Mounted Vases

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500Jul 28, 2018