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    Sale 2159

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    21 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 145

    A GEORGE JONES MAJOLICA COBALT-BLUE GROUND GARDEN SEAT

    DATE CYPHER FOR 1873, VARIOUS IMPRESSED CYPHERS

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE JONES MAJOLICA COBALT-BLUE GROUND GARDEN SEAT
    DATE CYPHER FOR 1873, VARIOUS IMPRESSED CYPHERS
    Of cylindrical form, the sides molded with dragonflies in flight and kingfishers perched among bulrushes and water-lily, the pierced top and foot as trompe l'oeil woven rushes
    18 in. (45.7 cm.) high


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    See Marilyn G. Karmason with Joan B. Stacke, Majolica, A Complete History and Illustrated Survey, New York, 1989, p. 90 for a similar example. Also compare the example sold at Christie's, New York, 23 January 2002, lot 341.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, GANSEVOORT, NEW YORK