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English and Continental

by Stair Galleries

Platinum House

539 lots with images

October 27, 2012

Live Auction

549 Warren Street

Hudson, NY, 12534 USA

Phone: 518 751 1000

Fax: 518 751 1010

Email: information@stairgalleries.com

539 Lots
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FOUR VICTORIAN PAPIER MACHE ARTICLES AND THREE TOLE-PEINTE ARTICLES

Lot 507: FOUR VICTORIAN PAPIER MACHE ARTICLES AND THREE TOLE-PEINTE ARTICLES

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Description: FOUR VICTORIAN PAPIER MÂCHÉ ARTICLES AND THREE TÔLE-PEINTE ARTICLES Comprising a double-lidded sewing box, a pair of cylindrical canisters and a scalloped tray, two tin trays and a tin chamfered rectangular tea caddy opening to two pewter lids. 1 3/4 to 5 3/4 in. x 4 1/2 to 14 in. Provenance: Tray, Arthur S. Ackermann & Son, New York. Estate of Katherine W. Mellon, Stonington, CT.

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GROUP OF FOUR SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE STYLE ENAMEL CANDLESTICK LAMPS

Lot 508: GROUP OF FOUR SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE STYLE ENAMEL CANDLESTICK LAMPS

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Description: GROUP OF FOUR SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE STYLE ENAMEL CANDLESTICK LAMPS Each shaped ivory-ground stem with floral stems. 10 1/2 in., 5 1/8 in. diam. Provenance: Roger of London. Estate of Katherine W. Mellon, Stonington, CT.

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NEOCLASSICAL STYLE GILTWOOD AND REVERE ENGRAVING ON GLASS MIRROR Provenance: Lexington Gardens, New York

Lot 509: NEOCLASSICAL STYLE GILTWOOD AND REVERE ENGRAVING ON GLASS MIRROR Provenance: Lexington Gardens, New York

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Description: NEOCLASSICAL STYLE GILTWOOD AND REVERE ENGRAVING ON GLASS MIRROR The vertical plate within beaded surround and the ivory-ground border with butterflies, other mollusks and a lizard amidst foliage, gilt flashed, within molded frame. 30 x 16 in. Provenance: Lexington Gardens, New York Estate of Katherine W. Mellon, Stonington, CT.

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FRENCH ROSE OVERLAY GLASS COLUMNAR LAMP, AND A LAVENDER GLASS COLUMNAR LAMP

Lot 510: FRENCH ROSE OVERLAY GLASS COLUMNAR LAMP, AND A LAVENDER GLASS COLUMNAR LAMP

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Description: FRENCH ROSE OVERLAY GLASS COLUMNAR LAMP, AND A LAVENDER GLASS COLUMNAR LAMP The one with spiral fluted shaft and gilt foliate sectional capital and base, the others with corinthian capital and egg-and-dart base. 13 7/8 and 16 1/2 in. Provenance: The rose overlay lamp; Colefax & Fowler, London. Estate of Katherine W. Mellon, Stonington, CT.

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THREE BLOWN OPALINE GLASS TRUMPET-FORM VASES

Lot 511: THREE BLOWN OPALINE GLASS TRUMPET-FORM VASES

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Description: THREE BLOWN OPALINE GLASS TRUMPET-FORM VASES On circular stepped bases. 17 1/8 in., 17 5/8 in. and 19 3/4 in.

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RENAISSANCE STYLE PAINTED PLASTER RELIEF OF DIANA

Lot 512: RENAISSANCE STYLE PAINTED PLASTER RELIEF OF DIANA

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Description: RENAISSANCE STYLE PAINTED PLASTER RELIEF OF DIANA Modeled in profile with gaze downwards and wearing a ribbon-tied tiara, within molded border painted with flowers and ivy, contained in an ebonized and parcel gilt frame. 24 x 17 1/2 in. (sight), 27 3/4 x 21 1/4 in. (frame). Estate of Katherine W. Mellon, Stonington, CT.

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PAIR OF FRENCH GILT-METAL MOUNTED OPAQUE GLASS

Lot 513: PAIR OF FRENCH GILT-METAL MOUNTED OPAQUE GLASS "OIL LAMPS"

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Description: PAIR OF FRENCH GILT-METAL MOUNTED OPAQUE GLASS "OIL LAMPS" Each ivory-ground bell-form bowl with colorful floral band, metal base and collar. 13 1/2 and 26 1/2 in. Estate of Katherine W. Mellon, Stonington, CT.

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VICTORIAN WHITE PAINTED METAL BIRDCAGE

Lot 514: VICTORIAN WHITE PAINTED METAL BIRDCAGE

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Description: VICTORIAN WHITE PAINTED METAL BIRDCAGE In the form of a house with four turrets and flags. 41 1/2 x 24 x 17 1/4 in.

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PAIR OF FRENCH BRASS-MOUNTED GREEN-GROUND TÔLE PEINTE STANDS

Lot 515: PAIR OF FRENCH BRASS-MOUNTED GREEN-GROUND TÔLE PEINTE STANDS

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Description: PAIR OF FRENCH BRASS-MOUNTED GREEN-GROUND TÔLE PEINTE STANDS Of chamfered rectangular outline with chinoiserie figural scenes and junks. 11 1/2 x 14 x 11 3/4 in.

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PAIR OF JAPANESE EXPORT PAPIER MÂCHÉ OVOID VASES

Lot 516: PAIR OF JAPANESE EXPORT PAPIER MÂCHÉ OVOID VASES

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Description: PAIR OF JAPANESE EXPORT PAPIER MÂCHÉ OVOID VASES Each with shaped blue and white reserves on gilt-scroll brown ground. 19 x 16 1/2 in. Estate of Katherine W. Mellon, Stonington, CT.

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WHIMSICAL PAINTED WOOD AND WIRE BIRDCAGE

Lot 517: WHIMSICAL PAINTED WOOD AND WIRE BIRDCAGE

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Description: WHIMSICAL PAINTED WOOD AND WIRE BIRDCAGE The rectangular base supporting an octagonal wirework tower beneath multi-color slotted ledge and an onion dome. 34 x 28 x 14 in. Estate of Katherine W. Mellon, Stonington, CT.

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AMUSING CARVED GILT GESSO ON WOOD SMALL MIRROR

Lot 518: AMUSING CARVED GILT GESSO ON WOOD SMALL MIRROR

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Description: AMUSING CARVED GILT GESSO ON WOOD SMALL MIRROR With ovoid plate, the frame on the form of a seated medieval figure with hands to face and wearing a crested helmet with pig ears. 22 x 11 x 3 in. Estate of Katherine W. Mellon, Stonington, CT.

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PAIR OF PAINTED TERRACOTTA LOTUS BUD FINIALS

Lot 519: PAIR OF PAINTED TERRACOTTA LOTUS BUD FINIALS

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Description: PAIR OF PAINTED TERRACOTTA LOTUS BUD FINIALS Each of pointed ovoid form with C-scrolls and lattice, in blue and sepia on white ground. 9 3/4 in., 6 in. diam. Estate of Katherine W. Mellon, Stonington, CT.

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CINNABAR RED PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT BIRDCAGE

Lot 520: CINNABAR RED PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT BIRDCAGE

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Description: CINNABAR RED PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT BIRDCAGE Incorporating 4 graduated tiers with planked eaves, toupie finial and giltwood bars, on ball feet. 4 ft. 4 in. x 17 x 17 in. Provenance: McMillen Inc., New York. Estate of Katherine W. Mellon, Stonington, CT.

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CARVED PAPYRUS LIMESTONE JARDINIÈRE

Lot 521: CARVED PAPYRUS LIMESTONE JARDINIÈRE

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Description: CARVED PAPYRUS LIMESTONE JARDINIÈRE The flared fluted bowl with sawtooth rim and anthemion band, on stepped base; cracked. 42 1/4 x 24 1/2 in. Estate of Katherine W. Mellon, Stonington, CT.

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PAIR OF NEOGOTHIC CAST STONE GARDEN JARDINIÈRES

Lot 522: PAIR OF NEOGOTHIC CAST STONE GARDEN JARDINIÈRES

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Description: PAIR OF NEOGOTHIC CAST STONE GARDEN JARDINIÈRES Each octagonal tapered paneled bowl with quatrefoil on molded base. 23 1/4 x 22 1/2 in. Estate of Katherine W. Mellon, Stonington, CT.

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PAIR OF CAST STONE GARDEN FIGURES OF SEATED SPANIELS

Lot 523: PAIR OF CAST STONE GARDEN FIGURES OF SEATED SPANIELS

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Description: PAIR OF CAST STONE GARDEN FIGURES OF SEATED SPANIELS Each modeled seated with paw resting on the handle of a flower-filled basket. 25 x 17 x 11 1/2 in. Estate of Katherine W. Mellon, Stonington, CT.

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PAIR OF CAST STONE GARDEN SPHERES

Lot 524: PAIR OF CAST STONE GARDEN SPHERES

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Description: PAIR OF CAST STONE GARDEN SPHERES Each on flared stem and square base. 24 1/2 x 12 x 12 in. Provenance: Lexington Gardens, New York. Estate of Katherine W. Mellon, Stonington, CT.

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TWO PHOTOGRAPHIC REPRODUCTIONS OF RUSSIAN ICONS WITH SILVER, PARCEL GILT AND CHAMPLEVE ENAMEL RIZAS

Lot 525: TWO PHOTOGRAPHIC REPRODUCTIONS OF RUSSIAN ICONS WITH SILVER, PARCEL GILT AND CHAMPLEVE ENAMEL RIZAS

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Description: TWO PHOTOGRAPHIC REPRODUCTIONS OF RUSSIAN ICONS WITH SILVER, PARCEL GILT AND CHAMPLEVE ENAMEL RIZAS The one, the Virgin and Child, dated 1881 (rubbed) and wit the corners repoussé with the four evangelists; the other a saint with bible, dated 1896 with floral repoussé border and engraved corners. 12 1/2 x 11 in. and 12 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. Property from a New York Collector.

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CHARLES KECK (1875-1951): U.S.S. MAINE MEMORIAL PLAQUE

Lot 526: CHARLES KECK (1875-1951): U.S.S. MAINE MEMORIAL PLAQUE

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Description: CHARLES KECK (1875-1951): U.S.S. MAINE MEMORIAL PLAQUE Bronze, signed on reverse and dated 1913. 12 3/4 x 17 1/2 in. (sight).

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AUGUSTUS SAINT- GAUDENS (1848-1907): PRESIDENT WASHINGTON CENTENNIAL MEDAL

Lot 527: AUGUSTUS SAINT- GAUDENS (1848-1907): PRESIDENT WASHINGTON CENTENNIAL MEDAL

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Description: AUGUSTUS SAINT- GAUDENS (1848-1907): PRESIDENT WASHINGTON CENTENNIAL MEDAL Bronze, signed lower middle. 4 1/2 in. diam. (sight), 12 x 10 in.

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EMMANUEL FRÉMIET (1824-1910): MOUNTED KNIGHT

Lot 528: EMMANUEL FRÉMIET (1824-1910): MOUNTED KNIGHT

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Description: EMMANUEL FRÉMIET (1824-1910): MOUNTED KNIGHT Bronze incised signature; modeled wearing armor and holding a long lance. To lance 31 x 8 1/2 x 15 in.

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ATTRIBUTED TO FREDERICK LEIGHTON (1830-1896): THE SLUGGARD, 1851

Lot 529: ATTRIBUTED TO FREDERICK LEIGHTON (1830-1896): THE SLUGGARD, 1851

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Description: ATTRIBUTED TO FREDERICK LEIGHTON (1830-1896): THE SLUGGARD, 1851 Bronze, signed Fred Leighton, inscribed: Published by Arthur Leslie Collie, 39B Old Bond Street London, May 1st 1890. 20 1/2 in. Note: Reduced version of bronze exhibited RA 1886, The Fine Art Society, 1902, [British Sculpture 1850-1914, p. 27].

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TWO JAPANESE PATINATED BRONZE FIGURES OF RABBITS

Lot 530: TWO JAPANESE PATINATED BRONZE FIGURES OF RABBITS

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Description: TWO JAPANESE PATINATED BRONZE FIGURES OF RABBITS Inscribed "Japan," one modeled crouching the other on hind legs with raised paws. 6 1/4 x 16 1/2 in. and 17 3/4 x 11 in. Estate of Katherine W. Mellon, Stonington, CT.

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AFTER GEORGES GARDET: LIONESS ATTACKING TORTOISE

Lot 531: AFTER GEORGES GARDET: LIONESS ATTACKING TORTOISE

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Description: AFTER GEORGES GARDET: LIONESS ATTACKING TORTOISE Bronze, dark brown patina; incised signature and marked Siot-Paris. 7 1/8 x 18 in.

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BERGMAN COLD-PAINTED BRONZE FIGURAL WATCH HOLDER AND A COLD-PAINTED FIGURE OF A GROWLING LION

Lot 532: BERGMAN COLD-PAINTED BRONZE FIGURAL WATCH HOLDER AND A COLD-PAINTED FIGURE OF A GROWLING LION

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Description: BERGMAN COLD-PAINTED BRONZE FIGURAL WATCH HOLDER AND A COLD-PAINTED FIGURE OF A GROWLING LION The one marked B within urn above Geschutz modeled as a North African youth seated in front of a leopard skin-hung shield and crossed spears, the lion, unmarked, stalking and growling. 7 3/8 and 2 x 3 1/2 and 6 1/2 in. Estate of Julia Hall, Millbrook, NY.

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FRENCH SCHOOL: CHEVAL ATTAQUE PAR UN LION

Lot 533: FRENCH SCHOOL: CHEVAL ATTAQUE PAR UN LION

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Description: FRENCH SCHOOL: CHEVAL ATTAQUE PAR UN LION Bronze, dark brown patina, unsigned, marked "Fratin." 8 x 8 3/4 in.

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GROUP OF FOUR METAL DACHSHUNDS, A SILVERED-METAL BULL DOG AND A GALLOPING HORSE

Lot 534: GROUP OF FOUR METAL DACHSHUNDS, A SILVERED-METAL BULL DOG AND A GALLOPING HORSE

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Description: GROUP OF FOUR METAL DACHSHUNDS, A SILVERED-METAL BULL DOG AND A GALLOPING HORSE Two dachshunds signed P. Dreux and F. Cornik, a pen tray with dachshund and a pair; together with a bull dog and horse on wood stands. 1 3/8 to 6 3/4 in. x 3 to 7 in.

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ALFREDO PINA (1887-1966): HEAD OF A WOMAN

Lot 535: ALFREDO PINA (1887-1966): HEAD OF A WOMAN

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Description: ALFREDO PINA (1887-1966): HEAD OF A WOMAN Bronze, incised signature and "Vire Perdue G & S Paris." 19 x 12 1/2 x 12 in.

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ALFREDO PINA (1887-1966): BUST GROUP OF MOTHER AND CHILD

Lot 536: ALFREDO PINA (1887-1966): BUST GROUP OF MOTHER AND CHILD

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Description: ALFREDO PINA (1887-1966): BUST GROUP OF MOTHER AND CHILD Bronze, incised signature and inscription, "Cire Perdue G & S Paris." 16 3/4 x 16 x 11 in.

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AUSTRIAN PAINTED PLASTER FIGURE OF A SEATED BLACK BOY

Lot 537: AUSTRIAN PAINTED PLASTER FIGURE OF A SEATED BLACK BOY

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Description: AUSTRIAN PAINTED PLASTER FIGURE OF A SEATED BLACK BOY Marked in iron red Vienna 1899 Ste. Reni and later etched 1905; modeled smiling with hat atilt and wearing a dotted kerchief, on separate wood chair. 21 1/2 x 7 x 9 1/4 in.

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FRANCOIS RUDE (1887-1971): HEAD OF AN OLD WARRIOR

Lot 538: FRANCOIS RUDE (1887-1971): HEAD OF AN OLD WARRIOR

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Description: FRANCOIS RUDE (1887-1971): HEAD OF AN OLD WARRIOR Terracotta, impressed on inside of right shoulder F. cois Rude; the bearded head turning right with upwards gaze. 24 x 13 1/2 in. The property of Hirshhorn Museum.

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AFTER A. CARRIER: WATER NYMPH

Lot 539: AFTER A. CARRIER: WATER NYMPH

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Description: AFTER A. CARRIER: WATER NYMPH Bronze, incised signature; modeled as a barefoot girl, flanked by urn from which water cascades. 21 x 7 1/4 x 6 1/2 in.

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AFTER F. PAUTROT: PARTRIDGE ON STUMP AND SONG BIRDS

Lot 540: AFTER F. PAUTROT: PARTRIDGE ON STUMP AND SONG BIRDS

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Description: AFTER F. PAUTROT: PARTRIDGE ON STUMP AND SONG BIRDS Bronze, inscribed F. Pautrot, gilded border. 12 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 6 in. Estate of Julia Hall, Millbrook, NY.

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NUNNERY: PORPOISES LEAPING IN THE WAVES

Lot 541: NUNNERY: PORPOISES LEAPING IN THE WAVES

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Description: NUNNERY: PORPOISES LEAPING IN THE WAVES Bronze, incised signature with copyright and dated '91, on oval verde antico marble stand. 4 1/4 x 6 in. Estate of Clarence Day, Memphis, TN.

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ANDRÉ HARVEY (B. 1941):

Lot 541A: ANDRÉ HARVEY (B. 1941): "PEGASUS"

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Description: ANDRÉ HARVEY (B. 1941): "PEGASUS" Bronze, on verde antico marble base, signed in bronze and on base inscribed with title 1979 copyright and "...Rockland, Delaware Bronze No. 240...", signed. 11 3/4 x 7 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. Estate of Julia Hall, Millbrook, NY.

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TIFFANY FAVRILLE WAVED-RIM PLATE, A BOWL AND FIVE SALTS

Lot 542: TIFFANY FAVRILLE WAVED-RIM PLATE, A BOWL AND FIVE SALTS

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Description: TIFFANY FAVRILLE WAVED-RIM PLATE, A BOWL AND FIVE SALTS The plate inscribed L.C.T Favrille, the others L.C.T; the salts with inverted crimped rims. 2 3/4 to 9 3/8 in.

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TWO TIFFANY FAVRILLE GLASS SLENDER HEXAGONAL VASES AND A SINGLE TIFFANY STUDIOS GILT-BRONZE BASE

Lot 543: TWO TIFFANY FAVRILLE GLASS SLENDER HEXAGONAL VASES AND A SINGLE TIFFANY STUDIOS GILT-BRONZE BASE

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Description: TWO TIFFANY FAVRILLE GLASS SLENDER HEXAGONAL VASES AND A SINGLE TIFFANY STUDIOS GILT-BRONZE BASE The vases each inscribed L.C.T Favrille, one in gold the other blue, the base impressed Tiffany Studios/New York/1043. 15 1/2 x 2 1/8 in., 5 in. at base.

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TIFFANY FAVRILLE GLASS TRUMPET-FORM VASE IN TIFFANY STUDIOS GILT-BRONZE BASE

Lot 544: TIFFANY FAVRILLE GLASS TRUMPET-FORM VASE IN TIFFANY STUDIOS GILT-BRONZE BASE

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Description: TIFFANY FAVRILLE GLASS TRUMPET-FORM VASE IN TIFFANY STUDIOS GILT-BRONZE BASE The glass inscribed L.C.T., with band of 5 feathered leaves, the base impressed Tiffany Studios/New York/1048 and 40, with pineapple stem and script monogram. 14 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.

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