12 December 2002
THE PROPERTY OF THE LATE W.N. RUMBALL, ESQ. (LOTS 191-215)
A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU CHENETS
Each with a laurel-swagged and leaf-moulded urn at one end and a pine-cone finial at the other, on a moulded plinth with pierced flowerhead decoration and raised on bracket feet
13½ in. (34 cm.) high; 11½ in. (29 cm.) wide; 4 in. (10 cm.) deep (2)
Anonymous sale, Guy Loudmer and Hervé Poulain, Palais D'Orsay, Paris, 8 June 1977, lot 21.
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