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    Sale 2090

    European Furniture, Sculpture, Works Of Art, Tapestries And Carpets

    22 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 65

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN GUERIDON

    19TH CENTURY, THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1770 WITH UNDERGLAZE BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND DOT MARKS

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN GUERIDON
    19TH CENTURY, THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1770 WITH UNDERGLAZE BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND DOT MARKS
    With a pierced brass circular gallery and a tulipwood border fitted with a Meissen dish having a gilt rim and green latticework border surrounding a purpurmalerei reserve with floral garlands and two putti beside a pedestal above a plain frieze mounted with rosettes and angular supports joined by a medial shelf fitted with a Meissen dish with conforming decoration, on cabriole legs mounted with chutes and sabots, the frame with French and Company stencilled inventory number 80529
    29¼ in. (74 cm.) high, 15¾ in. (40 cm.) diameter


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF MRS. BARBARA PIASECKA JOHNSON, THE PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT THE INSTITUTE FOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT IN GDANSK, POLAND
    (LOTS 61-74)