London, South Kensington
4 June 2008
A PARIS PORCELAIN APRICOT-GROUND CENTREPIECE GARNITURE
Comprising: a three-tiered centrepiece with graduated pierced baskets, and a pair of comports with pierced baskets on triform bases and gilt paw feet, decorated with bands of anthemion and acanthus, with three glass domes
The centrepiece 17½ in. (44.4 cm.) high (6)
Purchased from the collection of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte (d.1879).
The collection of Dr. Edgar De Noialles Mayhew (d.1991).
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Wendell Garrett, Classic America, The Federal Style & Beyond, New York, 1995, pp. 58-59.
Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte (1785-1879), was the first wife of Jerome Bonaparte (d.1860), the youngest brother of Napoleon I.
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