Lot 1357* - A184 Furniture, Porcelain & Silver - Thursday, 22. March 2018, 10.00 AM

PAIR OF NEO-GOTHIC "FRAGONARD" VASES,

Louis Philippe, Manufacture de Sèvres, France ca. 1840.
Gilt bronze and finely painted porcelain with decor "à cathédrale"; on a cobalt-blue ground. Old repairs.
H 36 cm.

Provenance:
- from a French collection.

The original design of the pair of vases currently on offer comes from A.E. Fragonard (Alexandre Evariste Fragonard, 1750-1850) ; the sketch was published in: B. Chevallier, Les Sèvres à Fontainebleau, Pièces entrées de 1804 à 1904, Paris 1996; p. 104 with the caption "Vase gothique fragonard 1823 admis en conférence avec les correction faites à l'encre au pied le 25 juillet 1823 - Alexandre Brogniart".

CHF 30 000 / 40 000

€ 26 320 / 35 090

Sold for CHF 46 100 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.