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    Sale 7614

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

    24 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 35

    A NAPOLEON III SILVERED BRONZE AND ELECTRO-PLATED JARDINIERE

    BY ALPHONSE GIROUX, PARIS, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NAPOLEON III SILVERED BRONZE AND ELECTRO-PLATED JARDINIERE
    BY ALPHONSE GIROUX, PARIS, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Modelled with a howdah four-sided planter cast in relief with Chinese dragons and canted angles with scrolled corbels, atop an elephant with a lambrequin-hung saddle and headress, signed MAISON ALPHONSE GIROUX
    18¼ in. (47 cm.) high


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