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    Sale 7464

    Un hôtel particulier du Faubourg Saint-Germain The Collection of The Marquis and Marquise de Ravenel

    21 - 22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 267

    A BERLIN (K.P.M) OVIFORM TWO-HANDLED VASE

    CIRCA 1850, BLUE KPM, EAGLE AND SCEPTRE MARK, IRON-RED KPM AND ORB MARK AND MALLET SYMBOL

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    A BERLIN (K.P.M) OVIFORM TWO-HANDLED VASE
    CIRCA 1850, BLUE KPM, EAGLE AND SCEPTRE MARK, IRON-RED KPM AND ORB MARK AND MALLET SYMBOL
    Of Franzäsische form, the flared neck gilt with berried laurel and applied with two matt-gilt Greifenkopfhenkeln, the front painted with a seated figure of Athena, an eagle beside her and a banner titled 'SUUM CUIQUE' above marshal trophies, with attributes representing monarchy, religion and the arts nearby above a stiff oak leaf and papyrus border, the foot with bands of geometric ornament, square base
    26¾ in. (68 cm.) high


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    The figure of Athena is accompanied by a banner which bears the Grecian principle of justice, made famous by Marcus Tullius Cicero, 'Justitia suum cuique distribuit', and translating as 'Justice renders everyone his due'.

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