A pair of gilt-bronze-mounted sang de boeuf porcelain vases, Napoleon III, third quarter 19th century

each of baluster form with a gilt-bronze scroll and foliate cast collar and handles cast with a seated cherubs on a pierced scroll and rocaille cast base terminating in scrolled feet - height 74cm.; 2ft. 5in - Estimate 4,000—6,000 GBP

Sotheby's. Important Continental Furniture, Ceramics and Clocks. 02 Dec 08. London - www.sotheby's.com - photo courtesy Sothey's