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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 359

    AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE IRIDESCENT PALE-BLUE GROUND VASE

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, SIGNED COLLOT

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    AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE IRIDESCENT PALE-BLUE GROUND VASE
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, SIGNED COLLOT
    Of baluster form, the waisted neck with a musical trophy to one side, a putto to the other, within gilt beaded oval surrounds, the body painted with a diaphanously clad maiden attended by a putto holding a butterfly, the reverse with a landscape, within gilt and polychrome scroll surrounds, flanked by upright scroll handles molded with flowering vine, on a conforming foot and laurel-cast circular base raised on four small feet, together with a matched ormolu cover
    25 in. (63.5 cm.) high, the vase (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

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