9 April 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,500
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
A JACOB PETIT FRUIT AND FLOWER ENCRUSTED VASE AND COVER
MID 19TH CENTURY
Of baluster form, the domed cover surmounted by a large pierced knop finial applied with flowers, the body applied with fruits including plums, pears, lemons and nibbled figs, all on a foliate scroll ground painted with insects and exotic birds
23 in. (58.4 cm.) high (2)
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See Maria Felix: La Doña, Christie's, New York, 17-18 July 2007, lot 243 for a marked pair of Jacob Petit vases of similar form also applied with fruits and flowers.
This lot is offered without reserve.No sales tax is due on the purchase price of this lot if it is picked up or delivered in the State of New York.
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. W.A. CRISWELL, SOLD TO BENEFIT CRISWELL COLLEGE*