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    Sale 7700

    Important English Furniture and Clocks

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 154

    AN ITALIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED, MICRO-MOSAIC INSET, BARDIGLIO, WHITE MARBLE AND GRANITO NERO MODEL OF A TEMPLE

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    AN ITALIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED, MICRO-MOSAIC INSET, BARDIGLIO, WHITE MARBLE AND GRANITO NERO MODEL OF A TEMPLE
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The triangular pediment flanked by seated lions, above a shell-carved niche fitted with a male figure, and a beaded circular medallion depicting temple ruins on a porfido ground, flanked by crouching lions, the shaped socle adorned with foliate swags, above a balustraded rectangular plinth, the micro-mosaic associatd, some ormolu elements associated
    17½ in. (44.5 cm.) high; 13¾ in. (35 cm.) wide; 7¼ in. (18.5 cm.) deep


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