Saturday, September 8, 2007

A pair of Empire ormolu bases now mounted with rock crystal as table lamps

A pair of Empire ormolu bases now mounted with rock crystal as table lamps
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Fine French & Continental Furniture Including European Works of Art and Tapestries, Ceramics and Carpets
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Sale: N08348 Location: New York

Auction Dates: Session 1: Wed, 03 Oct 07 10:00 AM
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LOT 134

A PAIR OF EMPIRE ORMOLU BASES NOW MOUNTED WITH ROCK CRYSTAL AS TABLE LAMPS 15,000—25,000 USD

MEASUREMENTS
measurementsoverall height 33 in.; lamp height 20 3/4 in.
alternate measurements84 cm; 53 cm
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DESCRIPTION
the ormolu base after a model by Thomire.

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CATALOGUE NOTE
Identical ormolu bases stamped Thomire formed part of a pair of tazze in the Hilbert Collection, sold, Sotheby's, New York, May 24, 2007, lot 23.

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