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    Sale 1940

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

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 499

    A VIENNA STYLE PALE-BLUE BANDED IRIDESCENT-BURGUNDY AND PINK GROUND ÉCUELLE, COVER, AND STAND

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE BEEHIVE MARKS, IMPRESSED 800

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    A VIENNA STYLE PALE-BLUE BANDED IRIDESCENT-BURGUNDY AND PINK GROUND ÉCUELLE, COVER, AND STAND
    Late 19th century, blue beehive marks, impressed 800
    Of typical form, the domed cover with gilt cone finial, the bowl flanked by upright angular handles, finely painted with mythological views including 'Venus et Amour', 'Nessus et Dejanire', 'Venus et Adonis' and 'Aurore et Cephalus.' set on a band painted en grisaille with flowers and foliage interrupted by circular floral medallions, within pale-blue gilt scroll bands on a pink-ground
    7¾ in. (19.6 cm.) diameter, the stand (3)


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