A Sèvres urn with portrait scene ,

 

A Sèvres urn with portrait scene

Fourth-quarter 18th Century
Marked to base for Sèvres
The gilt bronze-mounted baluster-form vessel with opposed winged figural busts and depicting a Neoclassical portrait scene, with a fluted neck on a tapered body and raised on a fluted base with gilt-bronze details and gold enameling on a green and white ground, above a bronze footed support with foliate motifs, topped with a gilt-bronze acorn finial to lid
21" H x 7.75" W x 6" D

  • Condition: Overall good condition with scuffs and tarnishing commensurate with age. Loosening of bronze mounts. Vessel not secured to base.