Created in the 18th Century, this pair of marble and bronze gilt “Jardinières” were designed to hold orange trees in the palatial courtyards of the European monarchy. In this episode of Expert Voices, hear about their Royal legacy and how they adorned the palace of King Charles IV of Spain. With just four ever created, these extremely rare items are a highlight of our Rediscovered: 18th Century Furniture sale (16 June Paris). Click here to watch more Sotheby's videos.
The Royal Legacy of "Les Jardinières"
PARIS | 16 JUNE