Description

    A FRENCH PORCELAIN AND PATINATED METAL URN
    Circa 1875
    12-3/8 inches high (31.4 cm)

    The inverted bell-form urn painted to either side with a lion and snake facing off, with scroll handles terminating in eagle mask, inset bowl, set on black lacquered metal socle base.


    Condition Report*:

    The urn presents well with repair to rim above one handle visible under black light, a hair-line crack extends up and down from eagle-head handle with a scratch to the blue ground just above this mount, denting to inset bowl.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2013
    5th-7th Saturday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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