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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 219

    A PAIR OF VIENNA STYLE PURPLE AND BURGUNDY GROUND CHARGERS

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE BEEHIVE MARKS, IMPRESSED 4 TO BOTH

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A PAIR OF VIENNA STYLE PURPLE AND BURGUNDY GROUND CHARGERS
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE BEEHIVE MARKS, IMPRESSED 4 TO BOTH
    Each painted with a mythological view of Mercury holding the hand of a maiden or before an altar, within a tooled gilt surround and further foliate scrolls and swans, the border with alternating vase and flower-head roundels
    13¾ in. (34.9 cm.) diameter, within giltwood frames (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

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