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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 266

    TWO TAXILE DOAT PATE-SUR-PATE BLUE-GROUND OVAL PLAQUES

    CIRCA 1884, IMPRESSED 4 TO BOTH, SIGNED WITH A TD MONOGRAM

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    TWO TAXILE DOAT PATE-SUR-PATE BLUE-GROUND OVAL PLAQUES
    Circa 1884, impressed 4 to both, signed with a TD monogram
    Each finely painted and hand-tooled in white slip with a scantily draped nymph, one titled 'LANTERNE MAGIQUE.' with putti clambering to view; the other titled 'INNOCENCE' the nude beauty depicted holding an oil lamp as an intrigued serpent entwines around her wrist, both surrounds enriched with allover gilt devices
    8¾ x 6¼ in. (22.1 x 15.8 cm.), within giltwood frames (2)


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