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    Sale 5373

    Christie's Interiors

    2 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 634

    A SEVRES GREEN-GROUND OVIFORM VASE

    DATE CODE FOR 1860, PRINTED GREEN MARK, DECORATOR'S MARK FOR 1862, INCISED MARKS

    Price Realised  

    A SEVRES GREEN-GROUND OVIFORM VASE
    DATE CODE FOR 1860, PRINTED GREEN MARK, DECORATOR'S MARK FOR 1862, INCISED MARKS
    With slightly flared neck, painted with an angel in flight, wearing yellow flowing dress and pale-orange drape, holding a scroll tied with a blue ribbon, trumpet, and banner with the puce inscription PALESTRO SOLFERINO, the ground splashed occasionally with gilding
    20¼ in. (51.4 cm.) high


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