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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE PORCELAIN VASES AND COVERS
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VA… Read more THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN FAMILY (lots 40-53) The following 14 lots were acquired in the early years of the 20th century by the grand-father of the present owner for the family's château in the south of France. With his Paris apartment located on the rue de la Paix, this keen amateur with a marked preference for the Louis XVI style appears to have been a frequent client of François Linke, purchasing three items of furniture directly from the celebrated ébéniste's showrooms on the nearby place Vendôme and rue du Faubourg-Saint-Antoine (see lots 42, 51 and 53).
A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE PORCELAIN VASES AND COVERS

19TH CENTURY

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE PORCELAIN VASES AND COVERS
19th Century
Each with acanthus-cast domed cover with berry finial, above a waisted neck and baluster-shaped body applied with strapwork and a pair of lion-mask and ring handles, the flared foot held by acanthus clasps, on square foot, the porcelain with traces of gilding
12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm.) high (2)
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