• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 233

    A PARIS (LOCRE) PORCELAIN EGYPTIAN REVIVAL PLATE

    CIRCA 1790-1800, BLUE CROSSED TORCHES AND INCISED MARKS

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    A PARIS (LOCRE) PORCELAIN EGYPTIAN REVIVAL PLATE
    Circa 1790-1800, blue crossed torches and incised marks
    Painted with an Egyptian goddess kneeling with her arms raised between hieroglyphics, the wide faux red marble border edged with gilt bands
    9 in. (23.5 cm.) diameter


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    See Property from the Collection of Neil and Sharon Phillips, Christie's, New York, 19 October 2007, lot 370 for a set of seven similar plates and Sotheby's, Olympia, 5 July 2006, lot 79 for two more. It is likely that all ten were originally from the same service.