• 19th Century Furniture, Sculpt auction at Christies

    Sale 2210

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

    20 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 227

    A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED TURQUOISE-GROUND CACHE-POTS ON FIXED STANDS

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARKS

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED TURQUOISE-GROUND CACHE-POTS ON FIXED STANDS
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARKS
    Each seau finely painted in the manner of Watteau with courting couples in landscapes within a gilt foliate surround on a caillouté enriched ground, the reverse with a bouquet, the lip mounted with a pierced everted rim flanked by female mask handles, raised on a foliate socle above a circular plinth painted with a putto, the base cast with putti and maiden masks beneath young tritons suspending floral garlands
    19 5/8 in. (49.8 cm.) high (2)


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