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    Sale 7746

    PARISIAN TASTE IN LONDON: A PRIVATE COLLECTION AND FURNITURE

    10 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 365

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU AND WHITE MARBLE CASSOLETTES

    OF LOUIS XVI STYLE, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY ITALIAN

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU AND WHITE MARBLE CASSOLETTES
    OF LOUIS XVI STYLE, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY ITALIAN
    Each of ovoid shape, the domed reversible lid with pinecone finial to one side and vase-shaped nozzle to the reverse, on tripod supports headed by rams' heads and terminating in hoof feet, above a circular tooled stepped base
    10½ in. (26.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

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