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A set of four French ormolu wall-appliques

IN THE LOUIS XVI STYLE, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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A set of four French ormolu wall-appliques
In the Louis XVI Style, Last quarter 19th Century
Each with a ribbon-tied drapery backplate, centred by a lyre with a female mask above, issuing two foliate-cast branches each with a pair of foliate-cast nozzles, fitted for electricity
58¾ in. (149 cm.) high (4)

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These wall-appliques are identical to some produced by Henry Dasson around 1870, after a model by Pierre Gouthière (d. 1814) (see H. Ottomeyer and P. Pröschel, Vergoldete Bronzen, Munich, 1986, p. 425).
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