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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 356

    A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE TURQUOISE-GROUND TWO-LIGHT WALL SCONCES

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARKS

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    A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE TURQUOISE-GROUND TWO-LIGHT WALL SCONCES
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARKS
    Each painted with an oval portrait medallion of either 'M. Antoinette' or 'M. Elisabeth', identified below on a gilt swag, within a laurel-cast surround surmounted by a ribbon, all above a U-shaped panel painted in the manner of Fragonard with courting couples in gardens, the shaped nozzles with acanthus molded drip-pans and arms issuing from a flame-filled torchère
    15 3/8 in. (39 cm.) wide (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

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