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    Sale 7611

    Furniture, Sculpture and Carpets

    11 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 99

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY GUERIDONS

    OF RECENT MANUFACTURE, AFTER THE MODEL BY ADAM WEISWEILER

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    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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