20 May 2008
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF LEO & DORIS HODROFF
This lot is offered without a reserve
A VINCENNES WHITE POT-POURRI VASE AND A MEISSEN COVER
Pear-shape with stellate reticulation and applied with flowers and vines, on a rockwork base before a tree-stump, the hard-paste replacement cover likely German and of slightly later date
6¾ in. (17.2 cm.) high overall (2)
Mrs. John W. Cristner, Dallas, Texas; Christie's, New York, 30 November - 1 December 1979, lot 175.
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The cover is the same mold as those found on the Meissen flower-encrusted garniture of three vases and covers offered as lot 109 in the present sale.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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