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    Sale 5438

    The Sunday Sale

    30 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 145

    A PAIR OF ENGLISH BLACK BASALT VASES AND DOMED COVERS

    CIRCA 1800

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF ENGLISH BLACK BASALT VASES AND DOMED COVERS
    CIRCA 1800
    Each with waisted neck and foot and twin female mask handles, applied with scenes from the life of Achilles between stiff leaf and scroll borders, raised on square bases with palmette decoration
    10 in. (25.4 cm.) high (2)


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