A pair of George III ormolu mounted Blue John 'Vase Perfume ...

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£16000

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A pair of George III ormolu mounted Blue John 'Vase Perfume Burners' by Matthew Boulton, c1770, with copper gilt liner, pierced cover and loop handles, the body with guilloche rim and husk festoons, on fluted foot and affixed marble and ormolu pedestal, 24cm h

Comparative Literature: Goodison (Nicholas) - Matthew Boulton: Ormolu, plates 268 and 269

A similar, single example, was sold Christie's, Apter-Fredericks: 75 Years of Important English Furniture, 19 January 2021, lot 37, having been sold previously in the same 'rooms, 2 October 2013, lot 110

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One cover dented / bent. The Blue John body of one vase with old filled repair on one side

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Auction Date: 8th Mar 2022 at 10am

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