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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 269

    EIGHT MINTONS PATE-SUR-PATE SLATE-BLUE AND IVORY GROUND PLATES

    FIRST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY, PUCE CROWNED GLOBE AND IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARKS, VARIOUS IMPRESSED DATE CODES AND CYPHERS, SIGNED A.(LBOIN) BIRKS

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    EIGHT MINTONS PATE-SUR-PATE SLATE-BLUE AND IVORY GROUND PLATES
    FIRST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY, PUCE CROWNED GLOBE AND IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARKS, VARIOUS IMPRESSED DATE CODES AND CYPHERS, SIGNED A.(LBOIN) BIRKS
    Each with an intricately tooled gilt band at the cavetto alternating urns, laurel branches and anthemion, the border with three gilt bands punctuated with three 'cameo' portrait medallions finely painted and hand-tooled in white slip within beaded surrounds, alternate with torcheres and berried vine
    10¼ in. (26 cm.) diameter (8)


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    See The Nelson and Eloise Davis Collection, Christie's, New York, 10 October 2001, lot 187 for similar plates set with pâte-sur-pâte portrait medallions.