• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7841

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    29 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 242

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED ONYX VASES AND PEDESTALS

    LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED ONYX VASES AND PEDESTALS
    LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Each vase with cylindrical body with pierced foliate frieze flanked by scrolled handles on an ormolu stand and eared base with toupie feet; each pedestal with square top above a gadrooned and foliate cast capital supported by a cylindrical column on square stepped base cornered by paw feet
    The vases: 24½ in. (62 cm.) high; 13¾ in. (35 cm.) wide
    The pedestals: 42¼ in. (111 cm.) high; 12 in. (30 cm.) square at top (4)


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