• Important Early European Furni auction at Christies

    Sale 7764

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture & Tapestries

    5 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 371

    AN EMPIRE ORMOLU, PATINATED BRONZE AND TUYA ENCRIER

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EMPIRE ORMOLU, PATINATED BRONZE AND TUYA ENCRIER
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    With a kneeling classically-draped maiden holding two vine-cast cornucopiae issuing a removable inkwell and sander, flanking an oval dish, above a rectangular stepped base fitted with a mahogany-lined drawer, on gadrooned feet, with remains of blue-bordered paper label to underside
    9 in. (23 cm.) high; 12½ in. (32 cm.) wide; 7¾ in. (20 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
    (LOTS 300-385)