11 September 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 11,250
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 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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