A PAIR OF LOUIS XIV CARVED BRÈCHE VIOLETTE MARBLE LIDDED URNS, CIRCA 1700
A PAIR OF LOUIS XIV CARVED BRÈCHE VIOLETTE MARBLE LIDDED URNS, CIRCA 1700
A PAIR OF LOUIS XIV CARVED BRÈCHE VIOLETTE MARBLE LIDDED URNS, CIRCA 1700
A PAIR OF LOUIS XIV CARVED BRÈCHE VIOLETTE MARBLE LIDDED URNS, CIRCA 1700
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Property from the Collection of Bernard & Josephine Chaus

A PAIR OF LOUIS XIV CARVED BRÈCHE VIOLETTE MARBLE LIDDED URNS, CIRCA 1700

Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD

Property from the Collection of Bernard & Josephine Chaus

A PAIR OF LOUIS XIV CARVED BRÈCHE VIOLETTE MARBLE LIDDED URNS, CIRCA 1700

Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD

Lot Sold:47,500USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from the Collection of Bernard & Josephine Chaus

A PAIR OF LOUIS XIV CARVED BRÈCHE VIOLETTE MARBLE LIDDED URNS, CIRCA 1700


height 34 ¾in.; width 22 in.; depth 15 ¼in.

88.26 cm; 55.9 cm; 38.7 cm

Condition Report

The complete dimensions for this lot are as follows: height with base: 35 1/2 in.; width of base: 10 1/2 in.; depth of base 10 1/2 in.; width of widest point: 25 in.; depth of deepest point 15 1/4 in.

Repaired old breaks and areas of infill throughout. Most visible on the back of one, visible in condition photos. Scattered minor chips and areas of minor discoloration consistent with age, not visually distracting. Knop on one lid replaced. White marble bases possibly associated. Impressive proportions and color.


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.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Almost certainly the Collection of Earl and Countess of Haddington, sold, Sotheby's, The Contents of Tyninghame, East Lothian, Scotland, 28-29 September 1987, lot 2 

STYLE: Furniture, Silver, Ceramics
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