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    Sale 7608

    Important European Furniture and Sculpture

    10 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 93

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED POWDER-BLUE PORCELAIN LIDDED URN

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED POWDER-BLUE PORCELAIN LIDDED URN
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    The domed lid surmounted by a leaf-wrapped fruiting finial, the ribbon-twist, foliate and egg-cast rim flanked by bacchic ram's masks, the leaf-wrapped base decorated with stylised foliate scrolls, above a waisted socle with husk-filled fluting, on a fruiting laurel wreath and a mille raies panelled square plinth
    25 in. (63 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (lot 88 - 93)