Lot 78
Three Pairs of Neoclassical Style Urns
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The first, a small pair of tole urns, early 20th century, French, lidded, with hand-painted figural decoration and gilt highlights on a yellow ground, and lion mask ring handles, unmarked (13 1/4 x 8 x 5 in.); the second, a pair of large tole urns, late 20th century, with hand-painted foliate and medallion decoration and double lion mask ring handles, attached lid, unmarked (16 x 8 x 8 in.); the third, a pair of Chelsea House porcelain urns, late 20th century, hand-painted gilt decoration on a white ground, brass mounted, marked to underside (7 x 5 x 4 1/2 in.).

Collection of Joseph Miller, Strawberry Hill, Virginia

The first pair with scattered denting, retouching to paint, and flaking, the lids no longer sitting flush, and one with solder repair to foot; the second pair in good estate condition with light surface wear; the third pair on good estate condition with one area of gilt retouching to base.