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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 249

    A PAIR OF MEISSEN FLOWER-ENCRUSTED VASES AND COVERS

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NO. 2745

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    A PAIR OF MEISSEN FLOWER-ENCRUSTED VASES AND COVERS
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NO. 2745
    Each pierced rocaille-molded cover surmounted by a large bouquet, above an inverted pear-shaped vase, finely painted after Watteau with vignettes of 18th century couples in garden landscapes, the reverse with bouquets within an applied flower and fruit surround scrolling to form the vine handles, the socle applied with either a putto or a nymph holding a basket of flowers, a companion putto above
    23½ in. (59.7 cm.) high (4)


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