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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 450

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED ALABASTER URNS

    LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED ALABASTER URNS
    LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Each with a stiff-leaf and berried finial, the tapering body with scrolled handles hung with swags of flowers, on a spreading socle with stiff-leaf moulded edge, on a square pedestal, on tapering toupie feet
    17¾ in. (45 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Christie's, South Kensington, 9 April 2003, lot 248.