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    Sale 2064

    Christie's Interiors

    18 - 19 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 467

    A FRENCH BISCUIT PORCELAIN PORTRAIT MEDALLION OF THE COMTE D'ARTOIS AND A PAIR OF PARIS BISCUIT PORTRAIT MEDALLIONS OF EMPEROR NAPOLEON IERE AND EMPRESS MARIE-LOUISE,

    THE FIRST SEVRES, SIGNED ON THE TRUNCATION BRACHARD F. 1811' AND INSCRIBED ON THE REVERSE A(LEXANDRE) B(RACHARD), THE PAIR UNMARKED,

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    A FRENCH BISCUIT PORCELAIN PORTRAIT MEDALLION OF THE COMTE D'ARTOIS AND A PAIR OF PARIS BISCUIT PORTRAIT MEDALLIONS OF EMPEROR NAPOLEON IERE AND EMPRESS MARIE-LOUISE,
    THE FIRST SEVRES, SIGNED ON THE TRUNCATION BRACHARD F. 1811' AND INSCRIBED ON THE REVERSE A(LEXANDRE) B(RACHARD), THE PAIR UNMARKED,
    each in the Wedgwood jasper style, the white portrait heads applied to a pale blue ground, within original gilt metal and ebonized wood frames
    The Sèvres portrait 3½ in. (9 cm.) diameter, 5in. (12.8cm.) diameter overall; the pair slightly smaller (3)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 5 November 1998, lot 190 (the pair).