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    Sale 7611

    Furniture, Sculpture and Carpets

    11 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 148

    A PAIR OF TOLE PEINTE BLUE AND WHITE PALACE URNS

    20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF TOLE PEINTE BLUE AND WHITE PALACE URNS
    20TH CENTURY
    Each with a trellis-decorated body with shaped reserves depicting Chinoiserie scenes with a conformingly-decorated domed cover and shaped finial, minor losses to the painted decoration
    50 in. (127 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Charles de Bestegui, château de Groussay.
    Sold, as part of a set of seventeen, Sotheby's, Poulain le Fur, 2-6 June 1999, lot 1680.
    Christie's, New York, 'A Summer in Southhampton', 28 November 2006, lot 379.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A ROYAL HOUSE
    (LOTS 148-149)