19 March 2008
A FRENCH ORMOLU AND FLUORSPAR GUERIDON
AFTER THE MODEL BY ADAM WEISWEILER, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
The inset pale green fluorspar top above an interwoven floral and laurel chain frieze, supported by four basket-bearing caryatids on leaf-cast tapering legs joined by a loop shaped stretcher
29¼ in. (74 cm.) high; 21 in. (53 cm.) diameter
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Another example of this Weisweiler-inspired gueridon, also with fluorspar top, was sold in these rooms 29 September 2005, lot 178 (£26,400).
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