• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 100

    A PAIR OF FRENCH OPAQUE BLUE GLASS BALUSTER VASES

    SECOND HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY

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    A PAIR OF FRENCH OPAQUE BLUE GLASS BALUSTER VASES
    Second half of the 19th century
    Each with deeply everted mouth, oviform body, short stem and spreading circular foot, enameled in bright colors against a white ground and enriched in gilt, the reverse with a bird on a branch within a C-scroll medallion, enameled insects, flower sprigs and Precious Objects scattered throughout, Greek Key pattern bands around the mouth and foot
    12½ in. (31.8 cm.) high (2)


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