31 March 2016
A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY GUERIDON
With galleried circular white and grey marble top above a drawer and false drawer to each side, on fluted legs joined by a conforming shelf
29 ¼ in. (74 cm.) high, 16 ¼ in. (41 cm.) diameter
Acquired from Georges de Batz, New York, in 1959.
Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.
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