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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 348

    A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE TURQUOISE-GROUND COMPOTES

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE TURQUOISE-GROUND COMPOTES
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY
    Each formed as a shallow bowl painted with exotic birds in landscape flanked by grapevine scroll-handles, the columnar base decorated en suite and flanked by goats feasting on plump grapes
    9¾ in. (24.7 cm.) high (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. W.A. CRISWELL, SOLD TO BENEFIT CRISWELL COLLEGE*