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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 1378

    A DIRCTIORE ORMOLU-MOUNTED PARIS (LOCRET) PORCELAIN POT-POURRI VASE AND PIERCED COVER

    CIRCA 1795, BLUE CROSSED TORCH MARKS

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    A DIRCTIORE ORMOLU-MOUNTED PARIS (LOCRET) PORCELAIN POT-POURRI VASE AND PIERCED COVER
    CIRCA 1795, BLUE CROSSED TORCH MARKS
    The krater vase with paired lion-mask handles, raised on a square base with toupie feet, the pierced gilt bronze cover on similar gallery, drilled for electricity, lacking finial.
    15 ½ in. (39.3 cm.) high (overall)


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Georges de Batz, New York, in 1957.
    Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.