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Details & Cataloguing

The Vittorio & Caterina Di Capua Collection, Turin

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A pair of Louis XV style gilt and patinated bronze chenets by Henry Dasson, dated 1887
each urn supported by a plinth with signature and date, marked H. Dasson 1887
41cm. high; 1ft. 4in.
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Provenance

Ven House, Milborne Port, Somerset, Christie's, 21 June 1999, lot 334;
Sotheby's London, 5 March 2008, lot 74

Catalogue Note

Related literature:

D. Ledoux-Lebard, Le Mobilier Français du XIX Siècle, pp. 146-51

Henry Dasson (1825-1896) specialized in the reproduction of high quality 18th century furniture. Distinguished by the elevated standard of the gilt-bronze mounts and choice veneers, his was frequently featured at the Paris Expositions between 1870 and 1895.

The Vittorio & Caterina Di Capua Collection, Turin

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London