A pair of campagna form urns
Lot 5272
A pair of French porcelain campana form urns second quarter 19th century
US$ 600 - 800
£360 - 480
Auction Details
Lot Details
A pair of French porcelain campana form urns
second quarter 19th century
Each flanked by upright handles with mask terminals, the first depicting a gallant putting his arms around the shoulders of a woman; the second with the woman pleading with a gentleman, each on a ground of scrolled cartouches and floral sprays.
height 10in

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  • Provenance:
    Descended through the family to Emily Gilpin Hopkinson (1890-1972), great granddaughter of Joseph Hopkinson (1770-1842).

    Joseph Hopkinson was a congressman, jurist, and author of "Hail Columbia" maintained a country residence at Bordentown, NJ, and became a close advisor, and friend of Joseph Bonaparte, Comte de Survilliers, (1768-1844). Various members of the family were given objects by Bonaparte. Emily Gilpin Hopkinson donated a number of these objects to The Athenæum of Philadelphia.
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