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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 351

    TWO ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE GREEN-GROUND BOXES AND COVERS

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    TWO ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE GREEN-GROUND BOXES AND COVERS
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY
    The first of rectangular form, the top, front and back painted in the manner of Boucher with amorous couples, the sides with bouquets, all within gilt foliate scroll surrounds, the corners cast with winged putti-herm figures playing pipes, on a canted rectangular base; the second or architectural form set with seven plaques of putti at various pursuits, the ormolu etched with flowering vine and scrolls
    9½ in. (24.1 cm.) wide (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

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