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AN ORMOLU AND BRONZE MOUNTED BERLIN PORCELAIN JEWEL BOX AND COVER
AN ORMOLU AND BRONZE MOUNTED BERLIN PORCELAIN JEWEL BOX AND COVER

THE PORCELAIN WITH BLUE SCEPTRE MARKS AND SGR.P MARKS, VARIOUS IMPRESSED NUMERALS AND LETTERS, CIRCA 1882

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AN ORMOLU AND BRONZE MOUNTED BERLIN PORCELAIN JEWEL BOX AND COVER
THE PORCELAIN WITH BLUE SCEPTRE MARKS AND SGR.P MARKS, VARIOUS IMPRESSED NUMERALS AND LETTERS, CIRCA 1882
Of rectangular form surmounted by a scroll and shell handle flanked by busts of putti, the hinged cover composed of four panels painted with vignettes of eighteenth century couples in garden landscapes, fitted at the corners with cast cornucopiae issuing flowers, the conforming box with baroque style mount centering a gaping mask escutheon, flanked with caryatid putti standing atop rocaille scroll feet, with key
14½ in. (37 cm.) wide; 15 in. (38 cm.) high (2)

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See The Marshall B. Coyne Collection, Sotheby's, New York, 6 June 2001, lot 69; See an anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 26 October 1993, lot 75 for another example inscribed 'Fratelli Leony via Roma 8 - Genova.'
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