21 April 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 22,500
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
A FRENCH ORMOLU AND CLOISONNE ENAMEL JARDINIERE-ON-STAND
PROBABLY BY MAISON MARNYHAC, PARIS, BASED UPON A DESIGN BY EDOUARD LIÈVRE, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
The bulbous jardinière decorated with blossoming flowers and arabesques, flanked by dragon-cast handles each suspending a ring, on a bamboo-form support with frog-form feet
41¾ in. (106 cm.) high; 24 in. (61 cm.) wide
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Comparable examples of this jardinière were sold at Christie's, Paris, Collection d'un Amateur provenant d'un Hotel Particulier, 2 July 2008, Lot 111 (22,100 Euros) and Christie's, New York, 24 April 2003, Lot 201 ($20,315).
Please note the height of this jardinière should read 41¾ in.
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