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    Sale 5444

    Town & Country Perspectives - The Charles Plante Collection

    4 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 53

    TWO PARIS PORCELAIN MATT-BLUE GROUND BASKETS

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    TWO PARIS PORCELAIN MATT-BLUE GROUND BASKETS
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The largest example with flared gilt pierced basket on entwined richly-gilt double-dolphin support and rectangular matt-blue ground plinth gilt wtih dot and dash ormanent and moulded with matt-gilt palmettes and flowerheads, the second smaller example on rectangular base and four richly-gilt paw feet
    The largest 11½ in. (29.2 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    The smaller: Christie's South Kensington, 14 October 1993, lot 347.