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    Sale 5438

    The Sunday Sale

    30 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 146

    AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED FIELD-MAPLE AND INLAID ORNAMENTAL URN AND COVER

    POSSIBLY LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED FIELD-MAPLE AND INLAID ORNAMENTAL URN AND COVER
    Possibly late 18th century
    The turned ivory finial above radiating bands of line inlay, the foliate cast side handles and beaded border above a similarly decorated body on a waisted socle
    10 in. (25.5 cm.) high


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    The ormolu-enriched and plinth-supported krater vase, with palm-flowered bowl and domed lid, is conceived in the 1760s French 'Grecian' fashion.

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