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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 341

    FOUR SEVRES STYLE GILT-METAL MOUNTED COBALT-BLUE GROUND BOXES AND COVERS

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE AND GILT SPURIOUS INTERLACED L'S MARKS, THE LARGEST SIGNED LAUQUE, ONE OF THE SMALLER EXAMPLES SIGNED RENE

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    FOUR SEVRES STYLE GILT-METAL MOUNTED COBALT-BLUE GROUND BOXES AND COVERS
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE AND GILT SPURIOUS INTERLACED L'S MARKS, THE LARGEST SIGNED LAUQUE, ONE OF THE SMALLER EXAMPLES SIGNED RENE
    Comprising one large box and three smaller examples, the tops painted with a couple playing backgammon, Bacchus attended by a nymph and a putto, a couple dancing as a bagpiper plays or a woman churning butter as a rooster stands by, all within gilt foliate scroll cartouches, the sides painted with landscapes
    10¼ in. (26 cm.) wide, the largest; 4¼ in. (10.7 cm.) wide, the largest of the small examples (4)


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    Pre-Lot Text

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