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Pair of Louis XVI-style Ormolu-mounted Marble Urns

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
716
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Louis XVI-style Ormolu-mounted Marble Urns, 19th century, each with three satyr mask monopodia supporting pendant floral swags, foliate scrollwork, and shield-form cartouches with portrait medallions, on a tripartite marble plinth further raised on three acanthus-capped feet, ht. 25 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Each with light edge abrasions to the edges of the marble bases.


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

Louis XVI, Cartouche, Decorative arts, Ornaments, Scroll

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