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Pair of Empire Ormolu Brûle-parfums

Auction:
2835B
Lot:
360
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2835B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 18, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Empire Ormolu Brûle-parfums, Paris, early 19th century, in the manner of Pierre-Philippe Thomire (1751-1843), each urn-form with a cast register featuring a Bacchic procession to center surmounted by pierced cover with leaf and berry finial, raised on a square socle with applied eagle mounts and terminating in bun feet, unsigned, ht. 17 3/4 in.

Provenance:

Provenance: Property of a Boston Area Philanthropist. See Lot 359 for additional information.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Good condition; one parfum canted and needs to be secured. Minor signs of wear overall consistent with age and use.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Paris, Pierre-Philippe Thomire

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