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    Sale 11628

    THE OPULENT EYE:19TH CENTURY FURNITURE, SCULPTURE, WORKS OF ART, CERAMIC & CARPETS

    19 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 218

    A PAIR OF PARIS PORCELAIN PLATINUM-GROUND VASES

    CIRCA 1880, GREEN PRINTED L. & CIE, ONE WITH GREEN PAINTED 3, SIGNED N VIVIEN

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    A PAIR OF PARIS PORCELAIN PLATINUM-GROUND VASES
    CIRCA 1880, GREEN PRINTED L. & CIE, ONE WITH GREEN PAINTED 3, SIGNED N VIVIEN
    Each of goblet form, finely painted in imitation of enamel with a bird perched on a berried and blossoming branch, the rims with gilt scalloped borders
    9 ½ in. (24 cm.) high


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    N. Vivien is recorded as a meticulous painter of birds often in association with platinum grounds. His work was exhibited at the Paris Universelle Exposition of 1878.