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    Sale 12187

    Opulence

    10 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 5

    A SEVRES PORCELAIN PATE-SUR-PATE GREEN-GROUND VASE ('VASE A DOUBLE CULO'T)

    CIRCA 1875, LOZENGE AND IRON-RED DECORE MARKS FOR 1875, POTTERS INCISED B-75-11, SIGNED SEVRES AND J.A FOR JULES ARCHELAIS

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    A SEVRES PORCELAIN PATE-SUR-PATE GREEN-GROUND VASE ('VASE A DOUBLE CULO'T)
    CIRCA 1875, LOZENGE AND IRON-RED DECORE MARKS FOR 1875, POTTERS INCISED B-75-11, SIGNED SEVRES AND J.A FOR JULES ARCHELAIS
    Painted and hand-tooled in white slip with a scantily clad nymph standing on a lily pad, the reverse with dragonflies, with lion-mask handles
    15 ¾ in. (34 cm.) high


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    Jules Archelais is recorded at the Sèvres manufactory from 1856-1902. He began as a pâte-sur-pâte decorator in 1862 and his works often include elves and fairies.

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AN EAST COAST COLLECTOR