25 October 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
A LARGE JACOB PETIT STYLE TOPOGRAPHICAL PARCEL-GILT GROUND NAVETTE-SHAPED CENTERBOWL
Mid to late 19th century, incised V
Painted with an architectural view of a large château with a gate and standing figures in the foreground, within a rocaille-moulded quatrefoil cartouche, the sides with trellis and diaper, the reverse with a hunting trophy, the conforming foot enriched with foliate scrolls, trellis and caillouté
30 in. (76.3 cm.) wide
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