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    Sale 5898

    Christie's Interiors

    6 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 256

    A PAIR OF PARIS PORCELAIN TWO-HANDLED CAMPANA VASES

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF PARIS PORCELAIN TWO-HANDLED CAMPANA VASES
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    EACH PAINTED WITH A VIGNETTE OF FLOWERS AGAINST A BLACK GROUND, THE REVERSE WITH A BUTTERFLY RESTING ON A GILT BRANCH, THE LOWER PART WITH A BAND OF RAISED SIMULATED-GEM OVAL BOSSES ON AN APRICOT-GROUND, EACH SQUARE PEDESTAL BASE PAINTED WITH ALTERNATING VIGNETTES OF EXOTIC BIRDS AND FLOWERS
    12 IN. (30.4 CM.) HIGH (2)


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