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    Sale 1940

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

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 572

    A PAIR OF CONTINENTAL BARBOTINE GRADUATED BLUE-GREEN GROUND VASES

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED MODEL NOS. 3/3777 AND 3/3778

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF CONTINENTAL BARBOTINE GRADUATED BLUE-GREEN GROUND VASES
    Late 19th/20th century, impressed model nos. 3/3777 and 3/3778
    Of baluster form, the tall flaring neck pierced with circlets and incised as trellis, the shoulder and handles moulded and applied with parrots among flowering vines
    20 in. (51 cm.) high (2)


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    See Pierre Faveton, Les Barbotines, Paris, p. 32 for a group of similarly glazed vases identified as possibly Northern French