22 January 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 10,625
Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000
A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED, LAPIS LAZULI AND MAHOGANY GUERIDON
THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
The circular top inset within a moulded frieze applied with fruiting-laurel garlands, above a tripod base, the spreading shaft decorated with palmettes, foliate scrolls and dolphin heads, on cabriole legs headed by palmettes and terminating in paw feet, the feet stamped 'D&G'
30 in. (76.5 cm.) high; 23½ in. (59.5 cm.) diameter
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