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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 220

    A VIENNA STYLE BURGUNDY AND GREEN GROUND PART TETE-A-TETE

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE BEEHIVE MARKS TO MOST, THE TRAY WITH DECORATOR'S BLUE SHIELD MARK PROBABLY FOR OSWALD LORENZ, VARIOUS IMPRESSED NUMERALS, THE TRAY SIGNED F. TIETR

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    A VIENNA STYLE BURGUNDY AND GREEN GROUND PART TETE-A-TETE
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE BEEHIVE MARKS TO MOST, THE TRAY WITH DECORATOR'S BLUE SHIELD MARK PROBABLY FOR OSWALD LORENZ, VARIOUS IMPRESSED NUMERALS, THE TRAY SIGNED F. TIETR
    The serving pieces of cylindrical form, each painted with a mythological scene, named on the underside, within a tooled gilt surround and further colorful panels of foliate scrolls, comprising:
    A reticulated tray
    A chocolate-pot and cover
    A hot-milk jug and cover
    Two chocolate-cups, covers and stands
    A sugar-bowl cover and a matched bowl
    14½ in. (36.8 cm.) wide, the tray (13)


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    For two very similar tête-à-têtes from the property of a Parisian family, see Christie's, New York, 25 October 2007, lots 484 and 500.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. W.A. CRISWELL, SOLD TO BENEFIT CRISWELL COLLEGE*