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    Sale 2172

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Tapestries and Oriental Carpets

    9 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 180

    A PAIR OF EARLY LOUIS XV ORMOLU TWIN-BRANCH WALL-LIGHTS

    CIRCA 1730

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF EARLY LOUIS XV ORMOLU TWIN-BRANCH WALL-LIGHTS
    CIRCA 1730
    Each with entwined foliate-cast asymmetric candlearms, stamped several times with the C Couronné Poinçon, regilt
    15 in. (38 cm.) high (2)


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    The 'C' couronné poinçon was a tax mark employed on any alloy containing copper between March 1745 and February 1749.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A WEST COAST ESTATE (LOTS 180-181)