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Pair of Louis XVI Ormolu Brûle-parfums

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
791
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Louis XVI Ormolu Brûle-parfums, France, late 18th century, each in the form of a tripod burner, the lid with berried finial, the sides cast with Bacchic masks with spiral crestings, on hoof feet and incurved base, ht. 13 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Considerable wear to patina/ormolu of each.


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

France, Burner, Dionysus, Ormolu, Tripod

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