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    Sale 2159

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

    21 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 150

    A PORTUGUESE PALISSY STYLE TROMPE L'OEIL EWER

    CIRCA 1865-87, MARKS FOR MANUEL CIPRIANO GOMES MAFRA

    Price Realised  

    A PORTUGUESE PALISSY STYLE TROMPE L'OEIL EWER
    CIRCA 1865-87, MARKS FOR MANUEL CIPRIANO GOMES MAFRA
    Of bottle form, an open-mouthed lizard forming the spout, a snake forming the handle, the sides applied with four further lizards and two large insects
    13¼ in. (33.6 cm.) high


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    For another of this model see Sotheby's, Paris, 22 November 2005, lot 88.