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Auction: Important European Furniture and Sculpture
was auctioned on: 10 July 2008
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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED JAPANESE IMARI PORCELAIN ...

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Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000
ca. US$19,884 - US$29,826
Price realised:  £18,750
ca. US$37,283
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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED JAPANESE IMARI PORCELAIN POT-POURRI
THE ORMOLU LATE 18TH CENTURY, THE PORCELAIN PROBABLY LATE 17TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED JAPANESE IMARI PORCELAIN POT-POURRI THE ORMOLU LATE 18TH CENTURY, THE PORCELAIN PROBABLY LATE 17TH CENTURY Each bowl and lid decorated with floral sprays in strapwork cartouches, the reserves decorated with flowering branches, the domed lid surmounted by a leaf-wrapped fruiting finial flanked by pierced rosettes, with a pierced gallery flanked by female masks issuing rope-twist handles joined by chains, the tripartite base with pearl garlands and hoof feet centred by a flower head, on a circular stepped white marble plinth with rope-twist edge, restorations to both lids 11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high (2)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Important European Furniture and Sculpture
Date of the auction: 10 Jul 2008
Address: Christie's
10 July 2008, London, King Street