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    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 168

    A MENNECY POMMADE POT AND COVER AND A SAINT-CLOUD POMMADE POT

    CIRCA 1730

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    A MENNECY POMMADE POT AND COVER AND A SAINT-CLOUD POMMADE POT
    Circa 1730
    The first with deeply domed cover, both it and the pot painted in blue with scattered sprigs of a three-petal flower; the other pot in blue with pendant lambrequins, the footrim with a band of dots and zig-zags
    2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high overall, the pot and cover; 2 in. (5 cm.) high, the second pot (3)


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    See Property from a Distinguished Collection, Christie's, New York, The Arts of France, 21 October 1997, lot 82 for two pommade pots and covers similar to the present example, both with incised with the D,V mark used at the Mennecy factory.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    With S. Berges, New York.


    Pre-Lot Text

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