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Sèvres porcelain factory

Vase à monter c. 1782-6

RCIN 35513

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These vivid blue vases are distinguished by their outstanding gilt-bronze mounts, created by the leading bronzeur or metalworker of the day, Pierre-Philippe Thomire. George clearly enjoyed their form, as he acquired two pairs of ewers, of identical design, within three years of each other.

Acquired in the late 1780s