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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 228

    A PAIR OF NORTH EUROPEAN ORMOLU AND WHITE MARBLE GUERIDONS

    CIRCA 1860

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    Estimate

    A PAIR OF NORTH EUROPEAN ORMOLU AND WHITE MARBLE GUERIDONS
    CIRCA 1860
    Each with a circular marble top supported by three eagle monopodia suspending rings from their mouths, with a conforming undertier, joined by an incurved triangular stretcher with pinecone finial, on hairy ball-and-claw feet, each with museum inventory number to the underside of top in white paint '70.32.41' and '70.32.42'
    28½ in. (72 cm.) high, 24¼ in. (62 cm.) diameter (2)


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note additional provenance for this lot:

    Alisa Mellon Bruce, by whom donated to the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh