20 May 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,750
Estimate USD 1,200 - USD 1,800
AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED JAPANESE LACQUER AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN POT-POURRI BOWL AND COVER
THE PORCELAIN 18TH CENTURY, THE MOUNTS POSSIBLY OF SIMILAR DATE
The lacquer bowl and cover suspending a bower of flowering branches, a putti in disguise as a gallant and companion below, the shaped triangular base raised on melon feet
7½ in. (19 cm.) wide overall (2)
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Property from a Distinguished New York Collection; Christie's, New York, 20 April 2007, lot 296.
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