• 19th Century Furniture, Sculpt auction at Christies

    Sale 7750

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

    24 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 78

    A NAPOLEON III GILT AND SILVERED-BRONZE GRIOTTE ROUGE MARBLE JARDINIERE

    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A NAPOLEON III GILT AND SILVERED-BRONZE GRIOTTE ROUGE MARBLE JARDINIERE
    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Oviform, centred to the front and reverse with a shell-topped mask, each end with a female term suspending fruiting swags, on a spirally-fluted spreading socle and square base with scrolled feet
    17 5/8 in. (45 cm.) high; 20½ in. (52 cm.) wide; 12¼ in. (31 cm.) deep


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    A directly comparable jardiniere in griotte rouge marble sold Christie's, New York, 28 October 2003, lot 53 ($19,120).

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