• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2034

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

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 82

    AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE GILT-WHITE VASE AND COVER

    MID TO LATE 19TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARK, INSCRIBED IN IRON-RED MADE IN PARIS SPECIALLY FOR MESSRS. J.E. CALDWELL & CO., PHILDELPHIA, SIGNED LEBER

    Price Realised  

    AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE GILT-WHITE VASE AND COVER
    MID TO LATE 19TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARK, INSCRIBED IN IRON-RED MADE IN PARIS SPECIALLY FOR MESSRS. J.E. CALDWELL & CO., PHILDELPHIA, SIGNED LEBER
    Of drum shape with spiral molded waisted neck and socle, finely painted front and back with either Napoleon et son Fils after C.A. Steuben, or Sacre de Napoléon after J.L. David, the sides landscape views of chateaux, all within oval gilt vine surrounds separated with berried laurel, on a conforming socle and a canted rose marble base, raised on eight toupie feet
    32½ in. (82.6 cm.) high, overall (2)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Jacques-Louis David, French (1748-1825)

    Charles Auguste Steuben (Bauerbach 1788 - 1856 Paris)