17 - 18 November 1999
A PAIR OF REGENCE ORMOLU-MOUNTED KYOTOWARE POTS-POURRIS VASES AND COVERS
Each of ovoid form and decorated with green and blue foliate sprays on a yellowish brown ground, the pierced lid with foliate finial in naturalistic tripod base mounted with porcelain flowerheads, one cover restored, some differences in the mounts and the shape of the porcelain bowls
8in. (22cm.) high (2)
Anonymous sale, Christie's New York, 21 May 1997, lot 533 ($51,750).
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A pair of candelabra of similar open form with porcelain flowers is at Waddesdon Manor (illustrated in G. de Bellaigue, The James A. de Rothschild Collection, Waddesdon Manor, Furniture and Gilt Bronzes, Fribourg, 1974, vol.II, p. 704, no. 173).
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Offered on 6 December in London, Anthony van Dyck’s Portrait of Princess Mary, Daughter of King Charles I of England