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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 256

    A MEISSEN STYLE TROMPE L'OEIL FLOWER-ENCRUSTED INKSTAND AND TWO COVERS

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, PSEUDO BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND DOT MARK, ATTRIBUTED TO JACOB PETIT

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A MEISSEN STYLE TROMPE L'OEIL FLOWER-ENCRUSTED INKSTAND AND TWO COVERS
    Late 19th century, pseudo blue crossed swords and dot mark, attributed to Jacob Petit
    Modeled as a bail-handled basket of flowers, fitted with two inkwells, the cover finials as bees
    10½ in. (26.5 cm.) wide, overall (3)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. W.A. CRISWELL, SOLD TO BENEFIT CRISWELL COLLEGE*