24 September 2008
A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED, CHAMPLEVE ENAMEL, SEVRES STYLE PORCELAIN AND ONYX PEDESTAL
LATE 19TH CENTURY, SIGNED LUGE
The square rotating top above a blue-ground capital above an enamelled cap depicting flower bearing putti amidst anthemion scrolls, the central porcelain portion of the tapering-baluster column finely painted with nymphs and putti at play, signed LUGE to two sides, on a blue-ground socle with stiff-leaf and fluted rim above an onyx panelled square base with raised feet
46½ in. (118 cm.) high;
The top: 12 in. (30 cm.) square
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A pair of pedestals of this model sold Sotheby's, New York, 29 November 2006, lot 451 ($38,400).
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