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    Sale 3786

    The Collection of Carroll Petrie & European Decorative Arts from the Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, including the Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection

    31 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1285

    A LOUIS XV STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED SOUTHEAST ASIAN SCARLET AND GILT-LACQUER AND FRENCH AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN CENTERPIECE

    THE MEISSEN PORCELAIN POSSIBLY SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY, THE CENTRAL TRUNK AND ROCKWORK BASE TO JARDINERE PROBALY LOUIS XV, MID-18TH CENTURY AND REUSED

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    A LOUIS XV STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED SOUTHEAST ASIAN SCARLET AND GILT-LACQUER AND FRENCH AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN CENTERPIECE
    THE MEISSEN PORCELAIN POSSIBLY SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY, THE CENTRAL TRUNK AND ROCKWORK BASE TO JARDINERE PROBALY LOUIS XV, MID-18TH CENTURY AND REUSED
    With tole stems of flowers above a hexagonal basin divided by garlands of flowers and bullrushes, above a tree trunk base and four porcelain swans, on a scrolling base
    18 ½ in. (47 cm.) high, 10 ½ in. (27 cm.) wide, 8 in. (20.5 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, Geneva, 30 April 1975, lot 146.
    Acquired from Partridge, New York, in 1976.
    Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.