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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 257

    A HÖCHST PINK AND GOLD GROUND VASE AND COVER ON FIXED STAND

    CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A HÖCHST PINK AND GOLD GROUND VASE AND COVER ON FIXED STAND
    CIRCA 1780
    Of shield shape, the domed cover with ball finial, the shoulder flanked by gilt upright handles and molded with faux rings suspending drapery swags, the striped body centering an oval medallion molded with a vignette of Apollo and Aesculapius, on a conforming socle and stepped square base
    12½ in. (31.7 cm.) high (2)


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    For an example of this model with yellow drapery, see Christie's, New York, 17 May 2005, lot 40.

    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 14 June 1994, lot 268.


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