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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 368

    AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE 'JEWELED' COBALT-BLUE GROUND THREE-PIECE CLOCK GARNITURE

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARKS

    Price Realised  

    AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE 'JEWELED' COBALT-BLUE GROUND THREE-PIECE CLOCK GARNITURE
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARKS
    Comprising: a vase after the Sèvres form 'Vases de Côté Deparis,' finely painted with a classically draped maiden holding a spear and a cornucopia, attended by two putti and a lion, within a chased gilt oval surround and further foliate scrolls embellished with 'ruby' and white 'jewels', the reverse with putti among clouds, on a cartouche form clockcase applied with cast flower garlands, the front with a female-mask, raised on four paw feet; the six-light candelabra decorated en suite
    30¼ in. (76.2 cm.) high (4)


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    For a vase of this shape formerly in the Kress collection and now in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, see Marcelle Brunet and Tamara Préaud, Sèvres, des origins à nos jours, Fribourg, 1978, p. 220, pl. 229.