10 September 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 10,000
Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000
A PAIR OF ORMOLU, PATINATED BRONZE AND MARBLE GUERIDONS
IN THE MANNER OF ADAM WEISWEILER, 20TH CENTURY
Each with a white-veined salmon pink brèche marble circular top within a tooled border, above a tripartite base with foliate-entwined paired supports joined by pierced interlaced stretchers with pinecone finial and terminating in hoof feet
29½ in. (75 cm.) high; 20½ in. (53 cm.) diameter (2)
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A virtually identical pair of Louis XV style gueridons stamped Henri Dasson and dated 1875, was sold at Sotheby's, Monaco, 14 October 1989, lot 154 (FF177,600 with premium).
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