11 September 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 6,875
Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 10,000
A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY GUERIDONS
OF RECENT MANUFACTURE, AFTER THE MODEL BY ADAM WEISWEILER
Each with a circular brocatelle marble top above a plain panelled frieze, above three pairs of simulated bamboo supports joined by a tripartite undertier supporting a raised platform, on foliate cast feet
30 in. (76 cm.) high; 16 in. (40.5 cm.) diameter (2)
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The model for this pair of gueridons was first executed by Adam Weisweiler, maçitre in 1778, illustrated in P. Kjellberg, Le Mobilier Français du XVIII Siècle, 1998, p. 868, fig. B.
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