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    Sale 2159

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

    21 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 12

    A LARGE ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE COBALT-BLUE GROUND VASE AND COVER, 'LA RECONTRE'

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARK, SIGNED GUILLON

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    A LARGE ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE COBALT-BLUE GROUND VASE AND COVER, 'LA RECONTRE'
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARK, SIGNED GUILLON
    Of baluster form, the waisted neck gilt with scrolling foliage and the title 'La Recontre', painted with a continuous view of four eighteenth century maidens meeting two gentlemen on a stepped garden terrace, on a conforming socle, the shaped-square base cast with a berried laurel wreath
    44½ in. (113.1 cm.) high (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF ARTHUR I. APPLETON