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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 241

    A PAIR OF CONTINENTAL IVORY-GROUND PORTRAIT VASES AND COVERS

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY

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    A PAIR OF CONTINENTAL IVORY-GROUND PORTRAIT VASES AND COVERS
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY
    Each of baluster form, painted front and back with a portrait of a beauty within a raised gilt foliate cartouche among ribbon-tied drapery enriched in black tracery, the sides with pink-ground panels of butterflies above bouquets, the cover, neck and lower body with two-tone raised gilt flowering branches, on a spreading circular stepped foot
    23 in. (58.4 cm.) high (4)


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