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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 144

    A PAIR OF PARIS TOPOGRAPHICAL CLARET AND GOLD GROUND VASES

    CIRCA 1820, INCISED D TO BOTH

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    A PAIR OF PARIS TOPOGRAPHICAL CLARET AND GOLD GROUND VASES
    CIRCA 1820, INCISED D TO BOTH
    Each of baluster form, flanked by upright scroll handles centering flower-head roundels and with acanthus terminals, painted with a Paris street scene, identified above as either Boulevard de Bonne Nouvelle or Boulevard des Capucines, the reverse with a chased gilt medallion of either a putto embracing a lion or a putto coaxing a bird, on a conforming socle and square base
    15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) high (2)


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