• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7841

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    29 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 75

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III ORMOLU AND GREEN MARBLE TAZZE

    CIRCA 1770, THE MARBLE ELEMENTS LATER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III ORMOLU AND GREEN MARBLE TAZZE
    CIRCA 1770, THE MARBLE ELEMENTS LATER
    Each with a circular dish, above a leaf-wrapped socle and a concave-sided square spreading support, the stepped base cast with Vitruvian scrolls and fruiting swags, on claw-and-ball feet, probably originally conceived as candelabra with ormolu and glass bases
    10 in. (25.5 cm.) high; 5 in. (13 cm.) square, the base


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF THE LATE LORD AND LADY ILIFFE OF BASILDON PARK