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Lot 71

Three Continental Amethyst and Gilt Painted Vases

Estimate: $200 - $400

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

early 20th century, comprising: Mont Joye, LeGras and Cie, of cylindrical form, purple cameo glass with acid etched ground, gilt painted flowers and leaves, with a gilt metal mount at the base, base marked "Mont Joye/LeGras and Cie", 8-1/4 in.; pair of Moser bud vases, gradated amethyst glass, gilt painted flowers, marked to base "Moser/Karlsbad" 8-7/8 in.

Provenance: Collection of the Birmingham Museum of Art, sold to benefit the Decorative Arts Acquisition Fund


Mont Joye areas of discoloration, scratching, spotting, some loss to amethyst coloring, residue, discoloration and denting to gilt metal mount, labels to base; Moser anomalies (as made), scratching, labels to base, accession numbers to all

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