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    Sale 1983

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art And Ceramics

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 65

    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND VERTE ANTIQUE MARBLE JARDINIERE

    ATTRIBUTED TO FRANÇOIS LINKE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND VERTE ANTIQUE MARBLE JARDINIERE
    ATTRIBUTED TO FRANÇOIS LINKE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The central bowl flanked by a pair of scrolling acanthus and laurel handles, on an oval spreading foot and rectangular base
    14 1/8 in. (36 cm.) high; 24¼ in. (61.5 cm.) wide


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    Based upon a design registered with the prolific Parisian bronzier Denière, this model was produced by François Linke in two varieties of marble; fleur de Pêcher and verte antique. A smaller deviant example, executed in the latter variety and identical to the stone in present lot, was sold at Sotheby's London, 27 February 1998, lot 285, and is now attributable to Linke. A more faithful rendition of the model, executed in fleur de Pêcher, having belonged to Linke's daughter, was sold at Sotheby's New York, 19 April 2007, lot 81 ($39,000).

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED MARYLAND COLLECTION (LOTS 65-70)