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    Sale 7592

    Four British Collections Including Important Furniture

    5 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 72

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU TWIN-BRANCH LAMPE BOUILLOTTES

    FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU TWIN-BRANCH LAMPE BOUILLOTTES
    FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Each with an adjustable oval tole shade supported by a central stem with acorn finial, above a leaf-cast and hatched column issuing foliate-wrapped scrolling branches with swan head terminals and supporting vase-shaped nozzles, the circular spreading foot cast with fleur-de-lys and scrolling vine, mounted as lamps
    19¼ in. (49 cm.) high (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
    (LOTS 40-81)