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    Sale 7746

    PARISIAN TASTE IN LONDON: A PRIVATE COLLECTION AND FURNITURE

    10 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 363

    A PAIR OF EMPIRE ORMOLU AND WHITE MARBLE CANDLESTICKS

    IN THE MANNER OF JEAN-DEMOSTHENE DUGOURC, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF EMPIRE ORMOLU AND WHITE MARBLE CANDLESTICKS
    IN THE MANNER OF JEAN-DEMOSTHENE DUGOURC, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Each with a tapering shaft with female monopodiae capital and feet, with tooled drip-pan and nozzle, above a foliate-cast circular base
    11¾ in. (30 cm.) high; 5½ in. (14 cm.) diameter (29)


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    Provenance

    Rue de la Faisanderie, Paris, until the late 1940's.
    Thence by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
    (LOTS 363-384)

    This distinctive collection of French furniture and works of art was assembled in Paris in the first half of the 20th century. Until the late 1940's it furnished the lavish rooms of an hôtel particulier , rue de la Faisanderie, in the 16ème arrondissement. The black and white photographs taken in the 1930's illustrate in situ many of the lots offered here.