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    Sale 7816

    Le Grand Goût - A Private European Collection

    17 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 148

    A PAIR OF MONUMENTAL ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES (THIRD REPUBLIC) 'BLEU-LAPIS' GROUND VASES ('VASE OEUF')

    DATED OCTOBER 1865-1889, IRON-RED DORE A SEVRES MARKS FOR 1889, GREEN LOZENGE MARK S.68, ONE INCISED DS-65-10

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF MONUMENTAL ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES (THIRD REPUBLIC) 'BLEU-LAPIS' GROUND VASES ('VASE OEUF')
    DATED OCTOBER 1865-1889, IRON-RED DORE A SEVRES MARKS FOR 1889, GREEN LOZENGE MARK S.68, ONE INCISED DS-65-10
    Each of ovoid form with waisted neck flanked by scrolled handles with Venus figural clasps, on a spreading socle and square canted base
    43½ in. (110.5 cm.) high (2)


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    For a Sèvres dorure lapis vase of the same form as this and the preceding lot, but with variant mounts, made for the Grand cabinet de l'Empereur, le Palais de Saint Cloud, 1804-05, see Brigitte Ducrot, Porcelaines et Terres de Sèvres, Musée du Château de Compiègne, Paris, 1993, p. 54, fig. 5.

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