25 October 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,500
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A SMALL PAIR OF MEISSEN FLOWER-ENCRUSTED VASES
LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, BOTH INCISED B.178 AND WITH INCISED OR IMPRESSED 104
Each rocaille-moulded vase painted after Watteau with a courting couple in a wooded glen, the reverse with a bouquet, on a fluted socle and gilt enriched square base
6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) high (2)
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For a pair of topographical vases of the same size and form, see anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 24 October 2006, lot 55.
This lot is offered without reserve.No sales tax is due on the purchase price of this lot if it is picked up or delivered in the State of New York.
This small painting by Theodore Rousseau was not only groundbreaking, it also boasts a fascinating provenance