Three-piece French porcelain garniture set. Pair of Sevres-style gilt bronze mounted porcelain covered garniture urns, the cobalt blue-ground urns with a central vignette to both sides, both signed "R. Gizaux", one depicting pair of lovers in garden scene, other side depicting garden vista, both with hand-painted scrolling gilt foliate surround, gilt bronze foliate handles, domed lids with gilt bronze pineapple finial; base of a ribbon and shaped square gilt bronze. 22" H ea. Total weight 10 lbs. Together with center round footed cobalt blue-ground compote with central round vignette of pair of lovers in forest garden scene, signed "Alex" lower right, framed with hand-painted gilt scroll and bead design plus gilt bronze bead, ribbon and acanthus leaf mounts. Porcelain support of compote is broken and remaining piece rests in footed base supported by gilt bronze base of a ribbon and shaped square design. See photos. Maker's mark stamp inside lids of urns. Late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: Consignor inherited from grandparents who lived in New Orleans in 1930 and '40s. CONDITION: One lid with hairline cracks. Pedestal of compote broken. See photos. Decoration in very good condition.
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