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    Sale 2034

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

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 85

    A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES (THIRD REPUBLIC) FAUX LAPIS GROUND VASES (VASES FORME OEUF)

    DATED 1872-1875, GREEN LOZENGE KILN MARKS FOR 1872 AND 1873, IRON-RED DORE MARKS FOR 1873 AND 1875, RESPECTIVELY, BOTH INCISED D-72-11

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    A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES (THIRD REPUBLIC) FAUX LAPIS GROUND VASES (VASES FORME OEUF)
    DATED 1872-1875, GREEN LOZENGE KILN MARKS FOR 1872 AND 1873, IRON-RED DORE MARKS FOR 1873 AND 1875, RESPECTIVELY, BOTH INCISED D-72-11
    Each of baluster form, the shoulders set with upright acanthus scroll handles with female-mask terminals, the mottled blue ground enriched with gilt lines and powdered gilt in imitation of lapis lazuli, on a conforming socle
    27¾ in. (70.5 cm.) high (2)


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    For a pair of the same form see Brigitte Ducrot, Porcelaines et Terres de Sèvres, Musée du Château de Compièine, Paris, 1993, p. 296, cat no. 226.