24 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,188
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU AND PORCELAIN TWIN-LIGHT WALL APPLIQUES
LATE 19TH 20TH CENTURY, OF SEVRES STYLE
Each with an oval porcelain placque with a spray of flowers in a gilt cartouche and bleu celeste border, in a ribbon-tied frame, issuing a pair of scrolled candle-branches, fitted for electricity, the reverse of the porcelain plaques with interlaced 'L's' to the reverse, the reverse of the ormolu bow stamped 'BF'
13½ in. (34 cm.) high; 11¾ in. (30 cm.) wide; 6¾ in. (17 cm.) deep (2)
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Anonymous sale, Christie's, South Kensington, 30 June 2004, lot 23.