• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7841

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    29 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 206

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED THUYA GUERIDONS

    OF RECENT MANUFACTURE, AFTER THE MODEL BY ADAM WEISWEILER

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    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED THUYA GUERIDONS
    OF RECENT MANUFACTURE, AFTER THE MODEL BY ADAM WEISWEILER
    Each with a circular variegated red marble top above three paired simulated bamboo supports joined by a tooled concave-sided platform and terminating in pad feet
    30 in. (76 cm.) high; 19¾ in. (50 cm.) diameter (2)


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

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