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    Sale 5374

    Christie's Interiors

    16 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 470

    A PAIR OF SEVRES-STYLE GILT-METAL-MOUNTED CASSOULETTES

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF SEVRES-STYLE GILT-METAL-MOUNTED CASSOULETTES
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Each oviform example with gilt-metal flame finials and wrythen-fluted sconces, with ram's mask ring handles, the vases painted with scenes of children within landscape, the reverse with a waterside landscape, within tooled oval cartouches 'jewelled' with floral pendants, reserved on a green-ground gilt with calliouté ornament, on gilt-metal fluted socle and star formed base
    9 7/8 in. (25.3 cm.) high overall (4)


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