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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 350

    AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE TURQUOISE-GROUND VASE

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE TURQUOISE-GROUND VASE
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Of slightly flaring campana form, the rim cast as egg-and-dart, painted front and back with floral bouquets within gilt foliate scrolls, flanked by satyr-mask handles with upright garland rings, the fluted socle on a berried laurel cast square base
    12½ in. (31.7 cm.) high


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    For a similar later-decorated Sèvres pair, see Christie's, New York, 25 October 2007, lot 540.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.
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    Pre-Lot Text

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