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    Sale 7569

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    19 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 157

    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND FLUORSPAR GUERIDON

    AFTER THE MODEL BY ADAM WEISWEILER, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND FLUORSPAR GUERIDON
    AFTER THE MODEL BY ADAM WEISWEILER, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The inset pale green fluorspar top above an interwoven floral and laurel chain frieze, supported by four basket-bearing caryatids on leaf-cast tapering legs joined by a loop shaped stretcher
    29¼ in. (74 cm.) high; 21 in. (53 cm.) diameter


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    Another example of this Weisweiler-inspired gueridon, also with fluorspar top, was sold in these rooms 29 September 2005, lot 178 (£26,400).

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