ST LOUIS, MO. –
A pair of Sevres lidded vases from the collection of Gerry Kessler, St Louis, highlighted the October 12 auction at Selkirk’s gallery.
The pair of Bleu Celeste crown-form, gilt-highlighted vessels from the late Nineteenth to the early Twentieth Century sold for $3,240.
Each standing 20¾ inches high, they have a band of “oeil-de-perdrix,” or partridge-eye beading, topping over the painted walls representing the four seasons and terminating in gilt leaf relief on conical footing mounted to brass socle.
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