A PAIR OF SEVRES ‘JEWELLED’ TURQUOISE-GROUND SNAKE-HANDLED VASES AND COVERS Sèvres, France Second half of 19th Century
A PAIR OF SEVRES ‘JEWELLED’ TURQUOISE-GROUND SNAKE-HANDLED VASES AND COVERS
Second half of 19th Century
Sèvres, France
Porcelain
19 inches in height (48.2cm)
Inventory number: SevVas_0008

Spurious blue interlaced L’s and painter’s mark

Each finely painted with a continuous 18th century genre scene emblematic of the elements, with amorous couples and companions either building a house of cards before a windmill and gardening or fishing and enjoying an open flame and torch, beneath a rinceaux set with rosettes, the lower body and socle with red and white enamelled ‘jewels’.