• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5689

    Christie's Interiors

    16 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 441

    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A PUTTO AND A PAIR OF MINIATURE VASES

    THE FIGURE CIRCA 1750, THE VASES CIRCA 1770, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A PUTTO AND A PAIR OF MINIATURE VASES
    THE FIGURE CIRCA 1750, THE VASES CIRCA 1770, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS
    The scantily draped putto modelled standing next to a pierced baluster vase, on rocky shaped oval base, the pair of vases after the Sèvres Vase Oreilles form, painted with bouquets and scattered sprigs, the leaf formed handles and upper rim edged in turquoise
    The putto 5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high, the vases each 3.3.4 in. (9.5 cm.) high (3)


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