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    Sale 1940

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

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 419

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED BRECHE VIOLETTE MARBLE FIRE-SURROUND

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED BRECHE VIOLETTE MARBLE FIRE-SURROUND
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The serpentine top above a spreading pediment centred with an Apollo mask and scrolling foliage, flanked on each side by a scantily-clad nymph, above an arched surround flanked on each side by a nymph caryatid, each side applied with a musical trophy, several mounts signed to the reverse JA/820, the cast-iron hearth surround cast in relief with a cartouche and latticework
    56¾ in. (144.1 cm.) high; 80 in. (203.2 cm.) wide; 23 in. (58.4 cm.) deep


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