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A RARE PAIR OF GILT-BRONZE WALL APPLIQUES, CIRCA 1760-1765 | RARE PAIRE D'APPLIQUES EN BRONZE DORÉ D'ÉPOQUE LOUIS XV, VERS 1760-1765,

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 EUR

A RARE PAIR OF GILT-BRONZE WALL APPLIQUES, CIRCA 1760-1765 | RARE PAIRE D'APPLIQUES EN BRONZE DORÉ D'ÉPOQUE LOUIS XV, VERS 1760-1765,

A RARE PAIR OF GILT-BRONZE WALL APPLIQUES, CIRCA 1760-1765 | RARE PAIRE D'APPLIQUES EN BRONZE DORÉ D'ÉPOQUE LOUIS XV, VERS 1760-1765,

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 EUR

Lot sold:

35,280

EUR

A RARE PAIR OF GILT-BRONZE WALL APPLIQUES, CIRCA 1760-1765


Height 17¾ in; width 13 in


(2)


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RARE PAIRE D'APPLIQUES EN BRONZE DORÉ D'ÉPOQUE LOUIS XV, VERS 1760-1765,


à deux lumières, le fût en obélisque gravé de caractères chinois.


Haut. 45 cm, larg. 33 cm


(2)

The illustration is quite accurate. Very rare and unusual model in good condition. Fine chasing and ormoulu gilding. Minor and expected wear the gilding. One small ring on a flamed vase (top of the stem) is now missing (can be easily replaced). 


"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

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

Ce modèle d'applique est très original par sa composition au répertoire décoratif varié. Il évoque un goût grec puissant curieusement teinté d'exotisme avec les caractères chinois incisés sur l'obélisque.