• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 460

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU CHENETS

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU CHENETS
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    With swag-draped urns and reclining children on animals above a grapevine frieze-decorated plinth, fluted tapering feet, bases with ink inventory number 'E263-X'
    21¼ in. (53.5 cm.) high (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE FINE ARTS MUSEUMS OF SAN FRANCISCO, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND (LOTS 455-474)