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    Sale 12029

    The Opulent Eye - 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art, Ceramics & Carpets

    7 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 83

    A MEISSEN TWO-HANDLED ORMOLU-MOUNTED PORCELAIN VASE

    CIRCA 1870, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED E198., IMPRESSED 8

    Price Realised  

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    A MEISSEN TWO-HANDLED ORMOLU-MOUNTED PORCELAIN VASE
    CIRCA 1870, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED E198., IMPRESSED 8
    Applied with twin serpent handles bound by strapwork above lion-mask terminals, painted with a continuous landscape with classical figures, including Apollo seated before drapery with Venus, Cupid and a pair of doves in attendance, the Toilet of Venus and Jupiter and an eagle, the foot with groteschi above an anthemion border, mounted on a square base (very minor scratches to enamels)
    27 ¼ in. (69.2 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    The Property of a Lady (Lots 83 & 84)