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    Sale 7445

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    6 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 112

    A LOUIS XVIII ORMOLU AND CUT-GLASS SIX BRANCH CENTREPIECE

    CIRCA 1820, BY PIERRE-PHILIPPE THOMIRE

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    A LOUIS XVIII ORMOLU AND CUT-GLASS SIX BRANCH CENTREPIECE
    CIRCA 1820, BY PIERRE-PHILIPPE THOMIRE
    The pierced everted vine-cast corona with scrolling gadrooned branches and lotus-cast terminals, centred by a faceted and knob-cut bowl, supported by scantily-clad bacchante, on a circular base decorated with winged cherubs, on a stiff-leaf edged plinth, stamped 'THOMIRE A PARIS', the bowls possibly associated, lacking nozzles, the vine-cast basket later
    28 in. (71 cm.) high; 17½ in. (44.5 cm.) diameter


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY (LOTS 110-117)