18 May 2006
PROPERTY FROM THE NEW YORK RESIDENCE OF JOHN W. KLUGE (LOTS 786-788)
A PAIR OF CHARLES X ORMOLU GUERIDONS
Each with a circular brown and black breccia marble top within a egg-and-dart-cast surround, above a foliate-cast rim, resting on three winged female terms on incurved fluted tapering supports, joined by a foliate-cast tripartite base with lotus-cast feet and central stylized foliate ovoid finial, egg-and-dart rim later, with blue Sotheby's sticker inscribed '360/2' and each with inventory sticker inscribed '1999.0039.002' and one inscribed '181', the other '182'
27¾ in. (70.5 cm.) high, 21½ in. (54.5 cm.) diameter (2)
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's New York, 12 November 1999, lot 266.
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