6 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 4,375
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE BLACK LACQUER, PORCELAIN AND TOLE PEINTE ENCRIER
With a bowl shaped ink-well on an oval platform with a flowering branch supporting a single foliate-cast candle sconce, on a base of pierced scrolled foliate and strapwork, the lacquer bowl possibly replacing a porcelain original
9½ in. (24 cm.) high; 11 in. (28 cm.) wide; 10 in. (26 cm.) deep
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Acquired from Michel Meyer, Paris.
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