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A pair of Napoleon III gilt and patinated bronze 'chenets'
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A pair of Napoleon III gilt and patinated bronze 'chenets'

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A pair of Napoleon III gilt and patinated bronze 'chenets'
Surmounted by recumbent lions
15in. (38cm.) high, 15½in. (39.3cm.) wide (2)
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis
Sale Room Notice
Please note that this lot is sold by order of the Executors of the Late Lord Hartwell MBE TD

Lot Essay

COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
These chenets copy the model in the Salon d'Hercule at the Chateau de Versailles, illustrated P.Verlet Les Bronzes Dores Francais du XVIIIe siecle, Paris, 1987, page 56, fig.48.
Another pair sold Christie's London, Works of Art from Houghton, 8 December 1994, lot 52.
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