Pair of Late 18th Century Augustus Rex Vases

REF: 7908

Pair of Late 18th Century Augustus Rex Vases

REF: 7908

A pair of Augustus Rex vases with very finely enamelled decoration and edge gilding. The vase tops professionally repaired and not detectable

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  • Height 29 cm / 11 12"
  • Width 16 cm / 6 12"
  • Depth 10 cm / 3 "

Category

  • Period 1750-1799
  • Year c 1785
  • Country England
  • Provenance The Augustus Rex mark or monogram (AR) was introduced by Meissen in the first half of the 18th century when the crossed swords were introduced. The AR monogram was a special mark reserved for objects used by the court of Elector August the Strong, founder of the Meissen factory and later reigning monarch of Poland, King August II.