• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2034

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

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 92

    A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE COBALT-BLUE GROUND 'JEWELED' DRUM-SHAPED VASES AND COVERS

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE NO. 2 AND NO. 4 TO THE COVERS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE COBALT-BLUE GROUND 'JEWELED' DRUM-SHAPED VASES AND COVERS
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE NO. 2 AND NO. 4 TO THE COVERS
    Modeled after the Sèvres 'Vase Grec à Ornements', the coronet-form cover molded with interlaced diamond panels, above a key-pattern rim, the fluted neck molded and applied with pendant husk-garlands, the lower body painted with twelve portrait roundels of court beauties, above panels of gilt fleur-de-lys and 'jeweled' pendants, the socle with a beaded guilloche, above lozenge-shaped recesses, on a beaded square base raised on four toupie feet
    29½ in. (74.9 cm.) high (4)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Pre-Lot Text

    VARIOUS PROPERTIES