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    Sale 2159

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

    21 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 279

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE TURQUOISE-GROUND VASES AND COVERS

    THE MOUNTS BY THÉODORE MILLET, PARIS, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY, THE VASES AND COVERS 18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE TURQUOISE-GROUND VASES AND COVERS
    THE MOUNTS BY THÉODORE MILLET, PARIS, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY, THE VASES AND COVERS 18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Each tapering vase set with a circular cover with pierced foliate-cast finial, flanked by a pair of scrolled handles cast with reeds and bulrush, on a pierced rocaille foot, the underside of each inscribed MB
    30 1/8 in. (76.5 cm.) high (4)


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    A identical pair of vases also by Millet, though lacking covers, was sold at Sotheby's, New York, 28 October 1998, lot 261.