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    Sale 7445

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    6 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 51

    A PAIR OF RESTAURATION ORMOLU AND CUT-GLASS TAZZE

    FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF RESTAURATION ORMOLU AND CUT-GLASS TAZZE
    FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Each with tapering knob-cut bowl on a pinched stem cast with lotus, on a stepped square plinth, the gilt metal cup of the stand later
    10¾ in. (27 cm.) high; 9 in. (23 cm.) diameter


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    Provenance

    Acquired from King Umberto II of Italy in the 1950's by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY (LOTS 49-54)