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Pair of covered vases

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Each with circular flaming-finial mounted tops above a circular waisted body with winged masks to each side and chimerical beasts issuing arched handles, above a waisted brass socle, on a concave-side canted triangular base, with reeded angles, each side mounted with masks, on scrolled and...

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February 9, 1993, anonymous sale, Phillips, London, lot 132, probably to H. Blairman and Sons, London. Acquired on the London art market by Horace Wood Brock, New York; 2010, gift of Horace Wood Brock to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Horace Wood Brock

English (London), about 1805


Height: 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm)

Accession Number

2010.1037.1a-b - 2a-b

Medium or Technique

Patinated and gilt bronze; brass




Decorative arts