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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 342

    A PAIR OF SEVRES STYLE 'JEWELED' COBALT-BLUE GROUND VASES AND COVERS AND A DISH

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, THE DISH WITH SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARK AND INCISED 429

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    A PAIR OF SEVRES STYLE 'JEWELED' COBALT-BLUE GROUND VASES AND COVERS AND A DISH
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, THE DISH WITH SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARK AND INCISED 429
    Each oviform vase decorated with 'ruby', 'emerald', turquoise and white 'jewel' bands and pendant floral forms, on a baluster stem raised on four beaded feet and a circular base; the lobed triangular dish finely painted with a portrait of Louis XV, named on the reverse, within a turquoise 'jewel' and chased gilt surround and further foliate scrollwork enriched with 'ruby' and white 'jewels'
    10¼ in. (26 cm.) high, the vases (5)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. W.A. CRISWELL, SOLD TO BENEFIT CRISWELL COLLEGE*