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    Sale 1987

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

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 15

    TWO CHELSEA FIGURES EMBLEMATIC OF SEASONS

    CIRCA 1755-1760, GOLD ANCHOR MARK TO BOTH

    Price Realised  

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    TWO CHELSEA FIGURES EMBLEMATIC OF SEASONS
    CIRCA 1755-1760, GOLD ANCHOR MARK TO BOTH
    Each modeled seated on a tree-stump, he with a pierced basket of grapes on his lap, emblematic of Autumn, she holding a bouquet in one hand, a posy in the other, emblematic of Spring, on gilt-enriched rocaille bases applied with flowers
    5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) high (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF LEO & DORIS HODROFF (LOTS 15-18)