21 April 2009
PROPERTY FROM A MID-ATLANTIC PRIVATE COLLECTION
This lot is offered without a reserve
A LARGE PAIR OF SEVRES STYLE TURQUOISE-GROUND VASES
LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARKS
Each of shield shape, painted with a gentleman offering two ladies the catch of the day within a gilt surround chased with stiff-leaf tips and further scrolling foliage, the reverse with a landscape, all on a caillouté ground, the neck and foot with berried laurel vine entwined with ribbons
32½ in. (82.5 cm.) high (2)
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 19 and 20 February 1982, lot 303A.
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