• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    European Noble and Private Collections

    15 - 16 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 398

    AN EMPIRE ORMOLU AND CUT-GLASS CENTRE PIECE

    BY PIERRE-PHILIPPE THOMIRE, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN EMPIRE ORMOLU AND CUT-GLASS CENTRE PIECE
    BY PIERRE-PHILIPPE THOMIRE, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    With a circular dish supported by a central column terminating in a scrolling foliate capital with a channelled ring-finial, above a leaf-wrapped base and concave-sided tripartite plinth with scrolling foliate volute supports joined by a laurel wreath, stamped THOMIRE A PARIS
    35 cm. high


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    Pierre-Philippe Thomire (1751-1843).

    Thomire was one of the most celebrated fondeur-doreurs of the Empire period and founded his firm named Thomire et Cie.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    AFTERNOON SESSION,
    WEDNESDAY, 16 DECEMBER 2009, 2.00 PM
    LOTS 398-622

    VARIOUS PROPERTIES