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    Sale 2810

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    7 May 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 22

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU TWO-LIGHT WALL-APPLIQUES

    19TH CENTURY, ONE POSSIBLY EARLIER

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU TWO-LIGHT WALL-APPLIQUES
    19TH CENTURY, ONE POSSIBLY EARLIER
    Each with oak leaf-cast backplate issuing a deer mask and a boar mask and scrolling foliage branches
    53 cm. high (2)


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    The prototype of this pair by Jean-Joseph de Saint-Germain is illustrated in H. Ottomeyer, P. Pröschel, Vergoldete Bronzen, Vol. I, München, 1986, p. 109, pl. 2.2.5

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