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    Sale 7700

    Important English Furniture and Clocks

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 172

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED, LAPIS LAZULI AND MAHOGANY GUERIDON

    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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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