18 June 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 4,750
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A FRENCH ORMOLU GUERIDON
SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
With a circular verde antico marble top with ribbed border on scrolled supports hung with rings and joined by a marble undertier, with curved stretchers centred by a sunflower finial and paw feet,
28. in. (71 cm.) high; 24 in. (61 cm.) diameter
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A gueridon of similar design is illustrated in F. Lewis Hinckley, A Directory of Antique Furniture, New York, 1953, p. 156, fig. 480.
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Acquired from Rodney Brooke, 20 December 1976.
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