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    Sale 5926

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    24 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 245

    A GARNITURE OF THREE BOW ROCOCO POWDER-BLUE GROUND POT-POURRI VASES AND COVERS

    CIRCA 1765

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    A GARNITURE OF THREE BOW ROCOCO POWDER-BLUE GROUND POT-POURRI VASES AND COVERS
    CIRCA 1765
    Comprising: one large baluster vase and two smaller pear-shaped flanking vases, each painted with exotic birds in landscapes within quatrefoil gilt cartouches, the powder-blue ground applied with scrolls and frills and encrusted with trailing garlands, with pierced scrolling handles
    The larger vase 13 5/8 in. (34.7 cm.), the smaller vases each 10¼ in. (26.1 cm.) high (6)


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    See the similar Bow garniture from the Collection of the Earl of Buckinghamshire sold in these Rooms on 18th June 1963, lot 124.

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    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    Anon., sale Christie's London, 19th November 1973, lot 205.