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Lot 570: A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED PAINTED AND JEWELED ENAMEL POT-POURRI VASES AND COVERS, PROBABLY FRENCH, CIRCA 1880-90 |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: with scenes of two elegant ladies and a putto, with a drum and viewing a magic lantern show; surrounds of jeweled white and turquoise enamel with gold tracery on cobalt grounds
magic lantern scene with crack to left side, possibly some restoration there as well; cracks to covers of both and body of one in cobalt enamel but not obviuos, visible with black light
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Dimensions: height 11 3/4 in.