19 April 2016
A NEAR PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY VIDE-POCHES
AFTER THE MODEL BY ADAM WEISWEILER, ONE BY HENRY DASSON, PARIS, DATED 1878, THE OTHER LATE 19TH CENTURY
Each rectangular top with hinged fall-front, raised on stop-fluted legs joined by a looped undertier centered with entwined dolphins, on tapering acanthus-sheathed feet, the underside of one twice stamped HENRY DASSON 1878 and signed henry Dasson to one dolphin's mouth
28 ½ in. (72.5 cm.) high, 25 5/8 in. (65 cm.) wide, 14 ½ in. (37 cm.) deep
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's New York, 3 November 1984, lot 494 (Dasson).
Anonymous sale, The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Richard Schilling, Christie's, New York, 25 October 2007, lot 441 (Dasson).
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