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A German ormolu and hardstone-mounted cut brass, copper and mother-of-pearl-inlaid tortoiseshell-veneered 'Boulle' gueridon
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A German ormolu and hardstone-mounted cut brass, copper and mother-of-pearl-inlaid tortoiseshell-veneered 'Boulle' gueridon

SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY, THE TOP POSSIBLY INCORPORATING EARLIER MARQUETRY

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A German ormolu and hardstone-mounted cut brass, copper and mother-of-pearl-inlaid tortoiseshell-veneered 'Boulle' gueridon
Second quarter 19th Century, The top possibly incorporating earlier marquetry
The serpentine-shaped top inlaid with a central panel depicting jeux d'amours, the scrolling acanthus border with embracing Bacchic figures, wild animals and satyr masks, the shaped frieze inlaid with figures supporting Bourbon shields, over tasselled 'embroidered' cloth and flanked by pennant crests over laurel-garlanded hardstone-mounted cartouches, the square tapering legs headed by crown-bearing caryatids and joined by a wavy 'X'-shaped stretcher, on square acanthus-cast feet, with protective glass top
31½ in. (80 cm.) high; 29¼ in. (74.2 cm.) wide; 24¼ in. (61.6 cm.) deep
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