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    Sale 2159

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

    21 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1

    A PAIR OF SEVRES STYLE TURQUOISE-GROUND BUSTS OF LOUIS XVI AND MARIE ANTOINETTE

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARKS

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A PAIR OF SEVRES STYLE TURQUOISE-GROUND BUSTS OF LOUIS XVI AND MARIE ANTOINETTE
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARKS
    Modeled as companion portrait busts of the King and Queen, their ornaments enriched in gilt, on conforming socles and fluted plinths molded with wreaths enclosing their respective crowned monograms, on cobalt-blue bases
    14¼ in. (36.2 cm.) high, the Queen (2)


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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A MID-ATLANTIC PRIVATE COLLECTION (LOTS 1-2)