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    Sale 1940

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

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 538

    A GILT-METAL PORCELAIN-MOUNTED SÈVRES STYLE TURQUOISE-GROUND JEWEL BOX AND COVER

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, THE MOUNTS INSCRIBED TAHAN, RUE DE LA PAIX

    Price Realised  

    A GILT-METAL PORCELAIN-MOUNTED SÈVRES STYLE TURQUOISE-GROUND JEWEL BOX AND COVER
    Late 19th/20th century, the mounts inscribed TAHAN, Rue de la Paix
    Of shaped rectangular form, the bombé cover surmounted by two putti holding a looking glass, the front with an oval medallion painted with two seated maidens surrounded by grapes and other fruit, the trellis and foliate cast case set with five further plaques painted with bouquets
    10 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (26 x 31 cm.), overall


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