20 October 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 1,250
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.
This lot is offered without reserve.
PROPERTY FROM A MID-ATLANTIC PRIVATE COLLECTION