28 - 29 October 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 16,250
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED EBONY AND EBONISED ENCRIER
In the Goût Grec, the swag draped vase with pierced cover enclosing three glass-lined ink-wells, above a drawer
9½ in. (24 cm.) high; 12½ in. (32 cm.) wide; 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) deep
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An identical Goût Grec ormolu urn encrier, lacking its base, was sold in The Jaime Ortiz-Patino Collection, Sotheby's New York, 20 May 1992, lot 24.
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