• 19th Century Furniture, Sculpt auction at Christies

    Sale 7750

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

    24 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 75

    A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE COBALT-BLUE-GROUND VASES AND COVERS

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS INTERLACED L'S, SIGNED L. GRISEÉ

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE COBALT-BLUE-GROUND VASES AND COVERS
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS INTERLACED L'S, SIGNED L. GRISEÉ
    Fronted by gilt cartouches finely painted with rural tavern scenes, the reverse with rural landscapes
    29¾ in. (75.5 cm.) high (2)


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    A pair of vases of this model, also decorated by Grisée, sold Christie's New York, 24 October 2002, lot 151 ($35,850).

    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the description for this lot in the printed catalogue is incorrect, it should read as follows and as it appears on christies.com:
    A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE COBALT-BLUE-GROUND VASES AND COVERS
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS INTERLACED L'S, SIGNED L. GRISEÉ
    Fronted by gilt cartouches finely painted with rural tavern scenes, the reverse with rural landscapes
    29 in. (75.5 cm.) high
    Estimate: £10,000 - 15,000