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    Sale 7746

    PARISIAN TASTE IN LONDON: A PRIVATE COLLECTION AND FURNITURE

    10 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 210

    A FRENCH ORMOLU ENCRIER TOGETHER WITH A FRENCH ORMOLU PRESSE-PAPIER

    THE ENCRIER, OF LOUIS XVI STYLE, 19TH CENTURY, THE PRESSE-PAPIER, OF REGENCE STYLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH ORMOLU ENCRIER TOGETHER WITH A FRENCH ORMOLU PRESSE-PAPIER
    THE ENCRIER, OF LOUIS XVI STYLE, 19TH CENTURY, THE PRESSE-PAPIER, OF REGENCE STYLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The encrier, of urn shape, the acanthus-wrapped spreading circular lid with pinecone finial, above a tapering body decorated with foliate trails and ribbon-tied laurel-swags, enclosing three inkwells, above a spirally-cast spreading socle and beaded square base; the presse-papier of rectangular shape, decorated overall with cabochons and foliage, with foliate-cast pinched finial, with spurious 'C couronné'
    The encrier: 7¼ in. (18.5 cm.) high; 5½ in. (14 cm.) diameter; the presse-papier: 2¾ in. (7 cm.) high; 6¼ in. (16 cm.) wide; 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) deep (2)


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    Provenance

    The Jaime Ortiz-Patiño Collection, Sotheby's, New York, 20 May 1992; the encrier, lot 24, the presse-papier, lot 25.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF JAIME ORTIZ-PATINO