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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 336

    A PAIR OF SEVRES STYLE 'JEWELED' TURQUOISE-GROUND PORTRAIT VASES AND COVERS AND A CUP, COVER AND STAND

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A PAIR OF SEVRES STYLE 'JEWELED' TURQUOISE-GROUND PORTRAIT VASES AND COVERS AND A CUP, COVER AND STAND
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS
    Each oviform vase finely painted with a portrait of either Louix XVI or Marie Antoinette, the reverse with the French coat-of-arms, on a conforming socle and square base; the two-handled cup painted front and back with courting couples in the manner of Watteau, the saucer and cover painted with musical and amatory trophies within landscapes; all pieces enameled with a profusion of 'pearl' and 'ruby' jewel surrounds
    10½ in. (26.7 cm.) high (7)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. W.A. CRISWELL, SOLD TO BENEFIT CRISWELL COLLEGE (LOTS 336-359)*