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    Sale 12029

    The Opulent Eye - 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art, Ceramics & Carpets

    7 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 86

    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND IRIDESCENT-GLASS JARDINIERE

    CIRCA 1880

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND IRIDESCENT-GLASS JARDINIERE
    CIRCA 1880
    Flanked by dragon handles and applied with a lizard to each side, on a pierced base with elephant-head feet
    14 ½ in. (37 cm.) high; 12 ½ in. (31.5 cm.) wide; 10 ½ in. (27.5 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    By family, repute bought at the 1889 Paris Exposition universelle.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY