A PAIR OF EMPIRE STYLE GILT BRONZE 'CORBEILLES A TROIS SPHYNGES' FRUIT BASKETS BY MAISON ODIOT, LAST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF EMPIRE STYLE GILT BRONZE 'CORBEILLES A TROIS SPHYNGES' FRUIT BASKETS BY MAISON ODIOT, LAST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF EMPIRE STYLE GILT BRONZE 'CORBEILLES A TROIS SPHYNGES' FRUIT BASKETS BY MAISON ODIOT, LAST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF EMPIRE STYLE GILT BRONZE 'CORBEILLES A TROIS SPHYNGES' FRUIT BASKETS BY MAISON ODIOT, LAST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF EMPIRE STYLE GILT BRONZE 'CORBEILLES A TROIS SPHYNGES' FRUIT BASKETS BY MAISON ODIOT, LAST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF EMPIRE STYLE GILT BRONZE 'CORBEILLES A TROIS SPHYNGES' FRUIT BASKETS BY MAISON ODIOT, LAST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY
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Property of a Midwestern Lady

A PAIR OF EMPIRE STYLE GILT BRONZE 'CORBEILLES A TROIS SPHYNGES' FRUIT BASKETS BY MAISON ODIOT, LAST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY

Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD

Property of a Midwestern Lady

A PAIR OF EMPIRE STYLE GILT BRONZE 'CORBEILLES A TROIS SPHYNGES' FRUIT BASKETS BY MAISON ODIOT, LAST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY

Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

Property of a Midwestern Lady

A PAIR OF EMPIRE STYLE GILT BRONZE 'CORBEILLES A TROIS SPHYNGES' FRUIT BASKETS BY MAISON ODIOT, LAST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY 


This model of three sphinxes supporting a basket is based on centerpieces in solid silver after designs by Thomire, supplied by Odiot to Tsar Alexander I in 1814.

height 21 ½in.; diameter 11 ½in.

54.6 cm; 29.2 cm

Condition Report

In very good condition overall. Slight warping to rims which are malleable. Very minor rubbing. Includes pair of glass bowls for fruits.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

STYLE: Furniture, Silver, Ceramics
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