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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU CHENETS

Each with an urn en flambeau with foliate and berry-cast garland above a leaf-cast frieze on block legs ending in ball feet on a later shaped plinth
14½in. (37cm.) high, 14¼in. (36.5cm.) wide, 6in. (15cm.) deep (2)

Lot Essay

A pair of chenets of similar design dated to 1775 now at the Musée des arts décoratifs are illustrated in H. Ottomeyer and P. Pröschel Vergoldete Bronze, 1986, p. 273, fig. 4.11.5
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