• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7784

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    10 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 728

    A PAIR OF RUSSIAN ORMOLU AND PATINATED BRULE-PARFUM

    FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF RUSSIAN ORMOLU AND PATINATED BRULE-PARFUM
    FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Each of tapering form, the stiff-leaf cast body centred by a frieze depicting pastoral scenes, flanked by crouched chimeras and headed by a pierced domed lid with pinecone finial, above a square plinth base centred by relief-cast winged maidens and a square base
    19¾ in. (50 cm.) high; 5½ in. (14 cm.) square, the base (2)


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