Pair of Spill Vases

Late 18th/ Early 19th Century
Continental Market

Reference#: P9075

Height: 4 5/8 inches (12 cm) and 4 3/8 inches (11.1 cm)

PROVENANCE: Mildred R and Rafi Y Mottahdedeh Collection

LITERATURE: Sargent, p. 248, no. 125, who cites the gilt-edged example.

Each modeled as a water buffalo standing foursquare before a hollowed pine tree trunk, painted in tones of green, blue and brown, on an irregular shaped base, edged on one in gilding.

Condition: some chips and one tree with a hair crack.

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