25 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 6,875
Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 10,000
A RUSSIAN ORMOLU, PATINATED BRONZE AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED PURPLE GLASS VASE
Decorated with floral sprays flanked by scrolled snake handles, on a circular bronze socle, with white marble plinth, the bronze socle possibly replacing a glass socle and possibly a change of heart just after construction.
12½ in. (32 cm.) high
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