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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 198

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU AND PORCELAIN-MOUNTED TOLE PEINTE CHAMBER CANDLESTICK

    MID-18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY GERMAN

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU AND PORCELAIN-MOUNTED TOLE PEINTE CHAMBER CANDLESTICK
    MID-18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY GERMAN
    Modelled as a flowering leafy stem with a parrot on a scrolled rockwork base
    6 in. (15 cm.) high; 4½ in. (12 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Michel Meyer, Paris.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the figure of the parrot is Chinese, Kanxi period, and mounted on a Louis XV candlestick.