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A French ormolu-mounted tulipwood encrier
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A French ormolu-mounted tulipwood encrier

LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY

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A French ormolu-mounted tulipwood encrier
Late 19th/20th Century
The shaped body with variously-sized open and lidded compartments for writing paraphernelia, with a reeded handle, with an associated foliate quill inscribed 'O.LELIÈUZE.SCLP.uSSE FES.SCL..' on foliate channelled feet, bearing a spurious 'JME' stamp
10cm. high x 27cm. wide x 25.5cm. deep
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 26 November 1971, lot 52 (to Dreesmann).
Dr Anton C.R. Dreesmann (inventory no. D-16).
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