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    Sale 5908

    Christie's Interiors

    14 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 303

    A SEVRES-STYLE DARK-BLUE-GROUND GILT-METAL-MOUNTED JEWELLERY CASKET

    EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE PSEUDO INTERLACED 'L'S

    Price Realised  

    A SEVRES-STYLE DARK-BLUE-GROUND GILT-METAL-MOUNTED JEWELLERY CASKET
    EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE PSEUDO INTERLACED 'L'S
    Of bombé form, the cover painted with an interior scene of elegant gentlemen entertaining two maidens within an elaborate gilt foliate scrollwork border, each side with a landscape scene, all reserved against the blue ground, the interior with scattered flower sprigs
    15 3/8 in. (39.1 cm.) wide


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