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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 187

    A VINCENNES SOFT PASTE FLOWER

    CIRCA 1755

    Price Realised  

    A VINCENNES SOFT PASTE FLOWER
    Circa 1755
    As a pink carnation, on silk-wrapped wire stem
    3½ in. (8.7 cm.) diameter


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    Provenance

    Prince Guy de Polignac (by tradition, fitted with other flowers into the sceau being offered as lot 172 in the present sale).


    Saleroom Notice

    PLEASE NOTE: The description in the printed catalogue should read A VINCENNES SOFT PASTE FLOWER, circa 1755. The silk-wrapped wire stem is the original 18th century mount.