20 - 21 April 2005
A SEVRES COBALT-BLUE GROUND VASE
1931, green printed decoration mark, painter's R in green, incised potting date
The short neck sloping into the shoulder of the elongated oviform body, stencilled in gilt with scattered five-petal flowers, each with stylized stars at the tip of the petals, gilt line rims
17 3/8 in. (44.2 cm.) high
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See Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 12 March 1997, lots 88-91 for a selection of similarly decorated Sèvres vases including one of the same size and shape as the present example (lot 92).
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