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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 623

    A PAIR OF NAPOLEON III ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES-PATTERN GREEN-GROUND PORCELAIN VASES

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, MARKED M. IMP. DE SÈVRES

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    A PAIR OF NAPOLEON III ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES-PATTERN GREEN-GROUND PORCELAIN VASES
    Late 19th Century, marked M. Imp. de Sèvres
    Each surmounted by a domed lid with a finial, above a waisted neck, the ovoid body decorated to the front with an oval panel depicting Napoleon, the reverse decorated with a landscape within a foliate gilt border, flanked to each side by winged female figure handles, above a spreading socle, on a rectangular base
    62 cm. high (2)


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that these vases are Napoleon III and therefore should be dated to the third quarter of the 19th Century and not early 19th Century as printed in the catalogue.