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    Sale 7710

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics Including Property from The Palazzo of a Milanese Noble Family

    19 March 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 111

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU AND ONYX-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE IVORY AND TURQUOISE GROUND PORCELAIN VASES

    THE MOUNTS BY PAUL LOUCHET, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU AND ONYX-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE IVORY AND TURQUOISE GROUND PORCELAIN VASES
    THE MOUNTS BY PAUL LOUCHET, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Each with three-sided body decorated to one side with playful cherubs and to two sides with raised-gilt and ruby enamelled reserves, each with foundry plaquette stamped PARIS/LOUCHET/CISELEUR
    33 in. (84 cm.) high (2)


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    A single example, with the jewelled gilt decoration to three sides and therefore lacking the finely painted scenes of cherubs on the present vases, was sold Christie's New York, 25 October 2005, lot 163 ($26,400).

    Paul Louchet, a friend of Lalique and Daum, was a painter, engraver, jeweler and bronzier. He was both the president of the bronze manufacturer's sydicate and mayor of the town of Herblay.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTION