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Pair of Neoclassical-style Limoges Porcelain Portrait Cachepots

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
614
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Neoclassical-style Limoges Porcelain Portrait Cachepots, France, 19th century, each with cobalt ground, crimson accent bands and shell-form handles, with painted pearl and pendant motifs flanking a centralized gilded cartouche containing the portrait of a classical woman, ht. 6 7/8 in.
Estimate $600-800

Each with surface abrasions to the matt blue ground. No cracks, chips or restorations.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

France, Cartouche, Chinese culture, Cobalt, Decorative arts, Dielectrics, Porcelain, Pottery

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