A George III ormolu mounted Blue John 'Sphinx Vase Perfume B...





A George III ormolu mounted Blue John 'Sphinx Vase Perfume Burner' by Matthew Boulton, c1770-82, of campana shape with pierced rim, the body with guilloche girdle applied with four satyr masks, on fluted laureate foot and square base, the domed cover with pineapple knop, leaves and beaded rim, 23cm h

Other examples, including those supplied to Queen Charlotte for her private sitting room at Windsor Castle, retaining their Sphinx pedestals, are discussed and illustrated Goodison (Nicholas) - Matthew Boulton: Ormolu, pp.350-351, plates 355-358

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Vase in good condition. Blue John in the cover with loss and old repair

Auction Date: 8th Mar 2022 at 10am

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