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    Sale 7611

    Furniture, Sculpture and Carpets

    11 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 101

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY GUERIDONS

    OF RECENT MANUFACTURE, AFTER THE MODEL BY ADAM WEISWEILER

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY GUERIDONS
    OF RECENT MANUFACTURE, AFTER THE MODEL BY ADAM WEISWEILER
    Each with a circular red and yellow-veined breccia mottled marble top above three pairs of simulated bambo supports joined by a tripartite stretcher surmounted by a circular dish and terminating in folate cast feet
    29¾ in. (76.5 cm.) high; 20¾ in. (52.5 cm.) diameter (2)


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    The model for this pair of gueridons was first executed by Adam Weisweiler maître March 26 1778, illustrated in P. Kjellberg, Le Mobilier Français du XVIII Siècle, 1998, p. 868, fig. A.

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