A PAIR OF LOUIS XV/XVI TRANSITIONAL GILT BRONZE CHENETS, CIRCA 1765
A PAIR OF LOUIS XV/XVI TRANSITIONAL GILT BRONZE CHENETS, CIRCA 1765
A PAIR OF LOUIS XV/XVI TRANSITIONAL GILT BRONZE CHENETS, CIRCA 1765
A PAIR OF LOUIS XV/XVI TRANSITIONAL GILT BRONZE CHENETS, CIRCA 1765
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A PAIR OF LOUIS XV/XVI TRANSITIONAL GILT BRONZE CHENETS, CIRCA 1765

Estimate: 5,000 - 8,000 USD

A PAIR OF LOUIS XV/XVI TRANSITIONAL GILT BRONZE CHENETS, CIRCA 1765

Estimate: 5,000 - 8,000 USD

Lot Sold:6,250USD

Lot Details

Description

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE CANADIAN COLLECTION


A PAIR OF LOUIS XV/XVI TRANSITIONAL GILT BRONZE CHENETS, CIRCA 1765


height 14 in.; width 12 in.; depth 7 in.

35.6 cm; 30.5; 17.8 cm

Condition Report

In good condition, rubbing and surface dirt to gilding, a few small piercings on inside edge of bases. Re-gilt, probably in the 19th century. Helmet on one partially detached from armour. Iron supports later.


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

Didier Aaron, Paris, 1985

Style: Silver, Ceramics, Furniture
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