Stunning French Sevres Soft Paste Porcelain and Ormolu Twin Handle Table or Mantle Urn of traditional form and of outstanding quality, and good size proportions, raised on a square stepped base with canted corners.
The twin handles exquisitely modelled as Satyrs. The central front reserve depicting a Courting Couple in Eighteenth Century dress in landscape, back view with still life scene of Summer Flowers on a rich celiste blue ground. The original firm fitting cover with Acorn finial.
Second quarter of the Nineteenth Century.
Condition: Good condition for such an early piece with no losses to porcelain except for a tiny loss at upper front rim (see image), bronze mounts have been professionally re-gold plated. Some wear to gilding around central reserve.
Height: (entire as shown on image one an impressive) 14" (35.5cm). Width: (at widest) 7" (17.75cm). Depth: (at base) 3.5” (9cm). Width: (at base) 3.5" (9cm).