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Lot 0265
A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI STYLE GILT BRONZE MOUNTED ROUGE ROYAL MARBLE URNS, FRANCE, CIRCA 1870-1890, of teardrop form and turned marble flanked by gilt bronze female mask handles suspending floral and acanthus swags, gilt bronze laurel and berry decorations, raised on spreading socle base with laurel and berry sprays within ribbon wrapped reed band and beaded border, with bands of addorsed guilloche ornament. Height: 16" Width: 5 1/2" Depth: 4 3/4" Provenance: Estate of the late Charles A. and Betti F. Saunders, Houston, Texas.


In overall fair to good condition, rubbing and loss of gilding to gilt bronze mounts commensurate with age and use. Simpson Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Simpson Galleries regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Simpson Galleries. All lots offered are sold "AS IS."

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Estimate $600 - $850Apr 9, 2017