• 19th Century Furniture, Sculpt auction at Christies

    Sale 2210

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

    20 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 237

    A PAIR OF SEVRES (LATER-DECORATED) TURQUOISE-GROUND POT-POURRI VASES AND COVERS

    THE PORCELAIN VASES 18TH CENTURY, ONE WITH BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARK AND DATE LETTER P, INCISED OO, THE DECORATION AND COVERS MID TO LATE L9TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A PAIR OF SEVRES (LATER-DECORATED) TURQUOISE-GROUND POT-POURRI VASES AND COVERS
    The porcelain vases 18th century, one with blue interlaced L's mark and date letter P, incised OO, the decoration and covers mid to late l9th century
    Each finely painted in the manner of Morin with a quayside view within a surround of gilt grasses and flowers, the reverse with a nautical trophy
    10¼ in. (26 cm.) high (4)


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    For a Sèvres vase of similar form distinct from the earlier pot-pourri Pompadour see W.B. Honey, French Porcelain of the 18th Century, London, 1950, pl. 73B.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A MID-ATLANTIC PRIVATE COLLECTION