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    Sale 7464

    Un hôtel particulier du Faubourg Saint-Germain The Collection of The Marquis and Marquise de Ravenel

    21 - 22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 165

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLEU-DU-ROI POT-POURRI VASES AND COVERS

    FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY

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    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLEU-DU-ROI POT-POURRI VASES AND COVERS
    FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Each with shallow domed cover and pine cone finial above a pierced frieze, with twin entwined serpent handles and spreading foliate socle on concave-sided plinths, on late 19th Century white marble bases with panels of scrolling foliage, one cover restored
    11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high (2)


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    Related Sèvres vase garnitures in apple-green porcelain were in the collection of Sir Philip Sassoon, sold Houghton, Christie's London, 8 December 1994, lot 37.

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