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    Sale 5372

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    18 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 341

    A PAIR OF FRENCH CAST IRON URNS

    CAST BY A.DURENNE, PARIS, AFTER THE MODEL BY CLAUDE BALLIN FOR THE PARTERRE DU NORD, VERSAILLES, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

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    A PAIR OF FRENCH CAST IRON URNS
    CAST BY A.DURENNE, PARIS, AFTER THE MODEL BY CLAUDE BALLIN FOR THE PARTERRE DU NORD, VERSAILLES, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Applied with manufacturers labels
    30½ in. (77.5 cm.) high (2)


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    The present model is copied from one of the six pairs made to designs by the Royal goldsmith Claude Ballin in 1665 for the Parterre Du Midi, Versailles.

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