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AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES PORCELAIN BLEU FALLOT VASE AND COVER (VASE 'FLACON A CORDES') CIRCA 1768, PROBABLY PAINTED BY MICAUD, THE ORMOLU MOUNT OF LATER DATE The slightly domed cover with entwined ring finial, the neck and shoulder looped with gilt cords, incrusté with richly colored fruit and flowers within the bleu fallot ground, gilt with oeil-de-perdrix, the canted square base with bracket feet 15 5/8 in. (39.7 cm.) high (2)
Egg Cup ca. 1818-48, French (Sevres) hard-paste porcelain Marking:  SEVRES / 33 beneath a six-pointed star, in a circle, printed in blue (factory mark)  CHATEAU / DE / COMPIEGNE, a crown above, in a rayed circle, printed in orange-red  M. in gold (gilder's mark)  3-31 incised  N (?) incised
Ormolu-mounted porcelain pot-pourri vase, mid-18th Century, comprising a Chinese porcelain stag on a European ormolu rococo base, both mid-18th Century, one branch supporting an ormolu-mounted late-17th Century Chinese Kakiemon bowl and lid, converted from a teapot, the knob Japanese, all mounted with brightly coloured Vincennes porcelain flowers.
'Ewer' Chinese porcelain (Wanli period), 1573-1620; English mounts, ca. 1585. English (London), Chinese. Porcelain and silver-gilt. Met collection. In the 16th c. Chinese porcelain was occasionally brought to England. As it was very rare and considered a special treasure, the most accomplished English silversmiths were often commissioned to make mounts for it. Pieces such as these were regarded as suitable for royal gifts or for the furnishing of princely houses.
A BLUE-AND-WHITE PORCELAIN BOTTLE VASE CHINA, KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) Of bulbous form on tall slightly flaring base with long neck, the decoration with chrysanthemus and other flowers in blue on white ground or white reserved against the white ground, with modern white metal mounts