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Pair of Napoleon III Gilt-bronze Andirons

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
55
Sold for:
$474$400

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Napoleon III Gilt-bronze Andirons, each formed as a celestial orb with stars atop paw feet standing on a pedestal base with a wreath enclosing crossed torches, flanked by scrollwork, ht. 11, lg. 12, dp. 22 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

heat and smoke damage to backs and inner sides, left orb loose on pedestal

Keywords

Napoleon III, Andiron, Fireplaces, Napoleon I of France

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