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    Sale 5409

    The Sunday Sale - Property of Mrs. Gwen Pethick; Property of a Gentleman and Property of a Gentleman removed from Seisdon Hall, South Staffordshire.

    16 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 100

    A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU MOUNTED BURR WALNUT GUERIDON

    BY G DURAND, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU MOUNTED BURR WALNUT GUERIDON
    BY G DURAND, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Stamped to the underside 'G DURAND'
    29in. (74cm.) high; 18in. (46cm.) diameter


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    G Durand was the son of an important early nineteenth maker, Louis. He flourished from 1834 to c. 1860. In the 1830s he supplied, with his father, numerous pieces for the Trianon, Saint Cloud and other palaces. He was made Ebébeniste du Roi in 1839, and continued to supply the royal palaces.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    with Chestertons of Edenbridge Ltd.