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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 88

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MEISSEN PORCELAIN CENTREPIECE

    THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1745, THE ORMOLU 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MEISSEN PORCELAIN CENTREPIECE
    THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1745, THE ORMOLU 19TH CENTURY
    Modelled by J.J. Kändler as two putti scantily draped in a turquoise-lined robe with indianische Blumen, standing on a tree-stump applied with trailing flowers and foliage and with areas of green moss, supporting the quatrefoil ozier-moulded bowl painted with Holzschnitt Blumen and ombriete insects beneath a gilt line rim (chipping to foliage)
    16¼ in. (41.2) cm. high


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