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    Sale 2159

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

    21 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 13

    A PAIR OF ORMOLU AND CHAMPLEVE MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE COBALT-BLUE GROUND VASES AND COVERS

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, SIGNED POITEVIN

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    A PAIR OF ORMOLU AND CHAMPLEVE MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE COBALT-BLUE GROUND VASES AND COVERS
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, SIGNED POITEVIN
    Each of baluster form flanked by upright foliate scroll handles, painted with an amorous couple strolling in a garden, the reverse with a landscape, the neck and foot enameled with rocaille flower cartouches, on a conforming foot and canted square base
    23½ in. (59.5 cm.) high (4)


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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this pair of vases also has covers. The printed catalogue should read: A PAIR OF ORMOLU AND CHAMPLEVE MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE COBALT-BLUE GROUND VASES AND COVERS. A photo of the vases with their covers is available online.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A MID-ATLANTIC PRIVATE COLLECTION