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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 145

    SIX PARIS (NAPLES-DECORATED) MONOGRAMMED GILT WHITE PORTRAIT PLATES

    CIRCA 1830, ONE INCISED D, ANOTHER INCISED A, BOTH WITH IMPRESSED CIRCLES, IRON-RED DECORATORS MARK FOR CIPOLLA TO ALL

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    SIX PARIS (NAPLES-DECORATED) MONOGRAMMED GILT WHITE PORTRAIT PLATES
    CIRCA 1830, ONE INCISED D, ANOTHER INCISED A, BOTH WITH IMPRESSED CIRCLES, IRON-RED DECORATORS MARK FOR CIPOLLA TO ALL
    Each painted with a three-quarter length portrait of an Italian beauty within a grey clouds, her ethnographic origin identified in gilt below, the border with a band of alternate almond-shaped cartouches and pendant foliage punctuated by a shield bearing a crowned PM monogram
    8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) diameter (6)


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