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    Sale 7561

    Simon Sainsbury The Creation of an English Arcadia

    18 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 272

    A FRENCH ORMOLU GUERIDON

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    Acquired from Rodney Brooke, 20 December 1976.