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Large Pair of Continental Meissen Style “Augustus Rex” Porcelain Vases

A large pair of continental Meissen style "Augustus Rex" gilt and polychrome enamel decorated porcelain covered vases, late 19th century, of baluster form with medium blue ground, with tall straight sided domed covers fitted with later gilt metal finial and back plate, the covers decorated with four acanthus scroll gilt outlined reserves decorated with alternating panels of floral blossoms and fete champetre scenes, over gilt strapwork decorated flanged rim, the body similarly divided into four gilt outlined reserves with alternating floral and fete champetre scenes, underglaze blue crossed swords on underside of bases.

Dimensions
20.75 inches
11 inches