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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 475

    A FRENCH NIDERVILLER BISCUIT VASE

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, CONVERTED TO FORM A LAMP

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH NIDERVILLER BISCUIT VASE
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, CONVERTED TO FORM A LAMP
    The ivory pleated silk shade with gilt-metal thread and green-velvet tasselled fringe supplied by Alberto Pinto, the vase and cover with pieced lid and fluted finial, the tapering body trailed with vines and drapery swagged Bacchic masks, above a stiff-leaf base and spreading circular socle, on a square plinth, the underside stamped 'NIDERVILLER' and marked 'No. 77' and 'be'
    27¼ in. (69 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Le Pavilion Chougny, Christie's, London, 9-10 December 2004, lot 323.