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    A Monumental Pair of Royal Vienna-Style Painted and Partial Gilt Porcelain Urns on Stands, late 19th century
    43-1/2 inches high (110.5 cm) (excluding stand)
    56 inches high (142.2 cm) (including stand)

    The pair of large urns each with removable lids surmounted by pomegranate finial, down to oak leaf and acorn trim, reticulated ribbing embellished with gold trim, down to gilt and foliate frieze, gilt bronze handle mounts in the shape of grotesque open-mouthed horned satyrs, bodies with central burgundy ground embellished with rich scrolling gilt foliate design, to central ovoid cartouche of allegorical woman and putti, reverse rectangular cartouche with conforming neoclassical motif, down to leafy collar mount with egg-and-dart border, two-part circular base with foliate and scrollwork embellishment throughout, down to circular carved wood base with swag and garland illustrations raised on three anthemion-leaf embellished paw feet.


    Condition Report*: Some rubbing to gilt, some losses to gilt beading throughout, one lid repaired with minor losses and stabilized cracks to underside, one standard in need of tightening, light crazing, some touch-ups to gilding, stands regilded, otherwise good condition.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2016
    20th-22nd Saturday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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