• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7784

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    10 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 810

    A PAIR OF GREEN-PAINTED CARVED WOOD SPHINXES

    FRENCH, LATE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF GREEN-PAINTED CARVED WOOD SPHINXES
    FRENCH, LATE 17TH CENTURY
    Each depicted seated and on an associated rectangular wood base with egg-and-dart moulding; the top of each flattened for use as a support; the paint surface later and with minor chips
    20½ and 20¼ in. (52 and 51.3 cm.) high; 20 x 9¾ x 5¾ in. (50.7 x 24.7 x 14.5 cm.) each base (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR (LOTS 805 - 811)