Elegant 16" tall porcelain vase model N°40 designed by Felix Aubert and manufactured by Sevres in midst of the Art Deco period (1926). It is decorated with delicate gilt painted leaves on a blue ground known as Bleu de Sevres, a color achieved with a painstaking, multi layer, hand-painted technique. It is marked on the underside with a lozenge enclosing the letter S, the year 1926 and initials DA which stand for "Dure ancienne'' (hard ancient), the type of paste utilized to make this vase. Shape N°40 was decorated in a variety of colors and different patterns, some quite bold such as Chasse au tigre (Tiger Chase). This is a heavy and substantial piece. In excellent condition as shown. Shipped professionally packed and fully insured with tracking number.
Measurements: Height: 16" (41 cm). Weight: 8.2 pounds (3.7 Kgs.).
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