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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 162

    AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED MENNECY POT-POURRI JAR AND COVER

    CIRCA 1750

    Price Realised  

    AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED MENNECY POT-POURRI JAR AND COVER
    Circa 1750
    Pear-shaped, the conical cover with flower finial and pierced in three places as a six-petal flower, applied overall with blue centered puce-enriched mayflowers, on rocaille-style ormolu base
    5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high overall (2)


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    See The Elizabeth Parke Firestone Collection, Part I; Christie's, New York, 21-22 March 1991, lot 91 for a pair of unmounted similar pots.

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