• 500 Years Decorative Arts Euro auction at Christies

    Sale 2305

    500 Years Decorative Arts Europe Including Oriental Carpets

    20 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 266

    A MONUMENTAL ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE COBALT-BLUE GROUND VASE AND COVER

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

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    A MONUMENTAL ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE COBALT-BLUE GROUND VASE AND COVER
    Late 19th/20th century, spurious blue interlaced L's mark, signed Bertren
    Of baluster form, the waisted neck gilt with a musical trophy among elaborate scrollwork, the body painted with a young bride, groom and their retinue strolling in a garden, love birds at their feet and a château in the distance, flanked by female term handles, the reverse with putti embracing among flowering branches and emblems of love, on a conforming socle and metal base raised on gilt paw feet
    49 in. (124.5 cm.) high (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (LOT 266)