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    Sale 7445

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    6 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 11

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED PORCELAIN AND CHINESE LACQUER ENCRIER

    MID-19TH CENTURY, THE LACQUER 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED PORCELAIN AND CHINESE LACQUER ENCRIER
    MID-19TH CENTURY, THE LACQUER 18TH CENTURY
    The cartouche-shaped tray decorated with foliate sprays and surmounted by a foliate branch issuing two leaf-wrapped nozzles and three powder-blue containers bejewelled with floral trails and bands of pearls, each with a similarly decorated arched lid with a foliate-cast finial and mounted with foliate clasps, the rockwork and foliate-cast edge above pierced scrollwork feet
    11¾ in. (30 cm.) high; 16 in. (41 cm.) wide; 12 in. (31 cm.) deep


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