• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2159

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

    21 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 48

    A PARIS PLATINUM-GROUND VASE

    CIRCA 1880, INCISED H

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PARIS PLATINUM-GROUND VASE
    CIRCA 1880, INCISED H
    Oviform, the pierced gilt rim enriched with black tracery, finely enameled in the Japonism aesthetic with exotic South American birds perched on blooming cactus amongst berried briar and foliage, each eyeing a nearby dragonfly or butterfly, on a conforming spreading foot
    12¾ in. (32.3 cm.) high


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766