20 April 2007
A LOUIS XVI ALABASTER GROUP OF THREE CLASSICAL MAIDENS
LATE 18TH CENTURY, AND LATER ADAPTED TO A BOUILLOTTE LAMP
With a black-painted metal shade above three classical maidens, each with different hairstyles, supporting engine-turned and laurel leaf-cast drip pans, on an integrally carved circular plinth with ormolu banding and a later white marble base
15¼ in. (39 cm.) high; 29½ in. (75 cm.) high as lamp
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's New York, 16 June 1989, lot 157.
Mr. and Mrs. Saul P. Steinberg, New York, sold Sotheby's, New York, 26 May 2000, lot 127.
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