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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 364

    A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED 'JEWELED' IVORY AND COBALT-BLUE GROUND VASES AND COVERS

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARKS, INDISTINCT IRON-RED LETTERS TO ONE, SIGNED MORIN

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    A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED 'JEWELED' IVORY AND COBALT-BLUE GROUND VASES AND COVERS
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARKS, INDISTINCT IRON-RED LETTERS TO ONE, SIGNED MORIN
    Of baluster form, the neck painted front and back with putti stringing garlands, flanked by two handles formed as seated putti with acanthus scroll terminals, the body molded and applied with faux drapery panels painted with either a gentleman and two ladies in a garden or a single figure to the reverse within chased gilt lappet surrounds embellished with 'ruby', turquoise and white 'jewels', on a conforming foot and circular acanthus-molded base, raised on four small feet
    18 in. (45.7 cm.) high (4)


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