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Lot 630

Sunday 07 Jun, 2020 - 11.00am

A Fine Pair of George III Ormolu Mounted "Blue John" Urn Pattern Candle Vases or Cassolettes, by Matthew Boulton, the bodies variously coloured and mounted in ormolu, leaf caped loop handles above ram's heads and hung with acanthus swags, on circular base with acanthus border, on twin square stepped bases, the reversible covers with reeded knop and leaf ornament and fluted and acanthus leaf capped sconces, 7.5ins high (with covers), 8.5ins high(with candle sconces uppermost),
Note: See Matthew Boulton: Ormolu by Nicholas Goodison, published by Christie's, 8 King Street, St. James's, London, 2002, see page 305 showing identical examples and image from Pattern Book No.1, Page 171 showing example

Estimate £15,000 - 20,000 Sold for £40,000

Plus buyers premium of 24% ยป