15 May 1997
A set of five French ormolu three-light wall-appliques
In the Regence Style, Last quarter 19th Century
Each surmounted by a foliate crest, above the acanthus-cast cartouche-shaped channelled back, supporting the three acanthus-cast scroll branches, each with circular drip-pan and fluted nozzle, above a foliate terminal, drilled for electricity
18½ in. (47 cm.) wide; 24 in. (61 cm.) high (5)
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This lot is subject to V.A.T. at 17.5 on both the hammer price and premium.
This is a set of 5 wall appliques as stated in the catalogue description and not a set of four as noted in the illustration caption.
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