Lot 84: Sèvres-Stil, Inkstand with Putto, Porcelain, Late 19th C.
December 2, 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Porcelain, polychrome and gold painted, metal
France, late 19th century
Painted blue manufacturers mark with the letter N inside the mark as well as the letter S below the mark
Square rectangular inkstand on four paw feet with garlands, on both sides a mounted a circular inkpot, as well as in the middle a winged half-naked and on a stool sitting putto figure with two upward holding drumsticks
The drum-shaped inkpots with a hinged lid and female portraits
Turquoise-colored ground with gold décor
Dimensions: 16.5 x 22.5 x 11.7 cm
Sophisticated turquoise-colored porcelain inkstand: the putto is depicted as a drummer, who winds up immediately with his gesture and his drumsticks to beat the inkpot drums
The inkstand is in good condition. The gold décor is partial minimal rubbed. The metal of the inkpots with usual traces of wear like traces of ink. The area of the arms with the bars and the wings of the putto as well as the socket with restorations.(ala)
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