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    Sale 2159

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

    21 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 28

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

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARKS, SIGNED H. POITEVIN

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED 'JEWELED' IVORY AND COBALT-BLUE GROUND VASES AND COVERS
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARKS, SIGNED H. POITEVIN
    Of baluster form flanked by putti-form handles with acanthus scroll terminals, the body molded and applied with faux drapery panels painted with ladies either receiving or reading a love letter within chased gilt lappet surrounds embellished with ruby, turquoise and white 'jewels', the reverse with a landscape and amatory trophy, on a conforming foot and circular acanthus-molded base, raised on four small feet
    17½ in. (44.4 cm.) high (4)


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    For a very similar pair see Christie's, New York, 9 April 2008, lot 364.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF ARTHUR I. APPLETON