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Empire Ormolu Plateau

Auction:
3070B
Lot:
311
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3070B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Empire Ormolu Plateau, France, first half 19th century, in the manner of Pierre-Philippe Thomire (1751-1843), circular cast gallery encircling a mirrored surface, highlighted by three floral bouquet-topped vessels over swans and winged nymphs, ht. 10 1/4, dia. 26 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Age typical overall light abrasions. Mirror with heavy scratches. Two interior areas with green appear to be remnants of candle wax.


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, Arts, Bouquet, Decorative arts, Empire style, Gilding, Ormolu, Pierre-Philippe Thomire, Visual arts

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