A pair of Régence ormolu-mounted Chinese blue glazed porcelain vases, the porcelain Qing dynasty, 18th century, the mounts circa 1725

with a dentilled rim above a vase decorated with scales and two twirling snakes on a dentilled shaped base fitted with rosettes. 31 cm. Lot sold 80,500 USD

Sotheby's. Important French Furniture. 06 Nov 08. New York  Photo courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com