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    Sale 7464

    Un hôtel particulier du Faubourg Saint-Germain The Collection of The Marquis and Marquise de Ravenel

    21 - 22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 48

    A PAIR OF REGENCY BRONZE MODELS OF RECUMBENT GREYHOUNDS

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A PAIR OF REGENCY BRONZE MODELS OF RECUMBENT GREYHOUNDS
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    One inscribed to the underside 'CO', on later Mallett stepped giltwood plinths
    5 in. (12.5 cm.) high; 7½ in. (19 cm.) wide (2)


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    A pair of greyhounds of identical design is depicted as a garniture on top of a chimney-piece in Thomas Hope's Household Furniture and Interior Decoration of 1807 (plate X) which shows the interior of his Duchess Street house (D. Watkin, Regency Furniture and Interior Decoration, New York, 1971, p. 39).

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    This lot is offered without reserve.
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    Provenance

    Purchased from Mallett, London.