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Three-piece Sevres-style Ormolu-mounted Porcelain Desk Set

Auction:
2631B
Lot:
429
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2631B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Three-piece Sevres-style Ormolu-mounted Porcelain Desk Set, late 19th/early 20th century, an inkwell with pen rest on four feet, rectangular box with hinged lid, and a blotter with handle, each with turquoise panels, polychrome enameled flowerheads, and raised gilding, inkwell and box with blue marks, inkwell dp. 4 3/8 in.
Estimate $400-600

Lid of box with repaired break through center and to one corner (both with inpainting). Tarnish/darkening to ormolu.

Keywords

Gilding, Gold, Inkwell, Metalworking, Ormolu, Porcelain

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