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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 370

    A GILT-METAL MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE JEWEL BOX AND COVER

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S

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    A GILT-METAL MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE JEWEL BOX AND COVER
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S
    Of cartouche shape, the top painted with two maidens reclining in a garden attended by Cupid, two musicians and the Commedia dell'Arte figure Pierrot pouring wine, all within an elaborate gilt scroll and rocaille shell surround, the sides with landscapes within similar surrounds, the interior painted with bouquets and flower sprigs
    12 in. (30.4 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    With El Meridian, J.B. Lammoglia, Manila