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    Sale 7445

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    6 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 53

    A PAIR OF RESTAURATION ORMOLU BASKETS

    FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF RESTAURATION ORMOLU BASKETS
    FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Each with pierced sides above a floral trellis-cast frieze, on paw and lotus feet
    4¼ in. (11 cm.) high; 8 in. (20 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)