Lot 1932. Rare Pair of courtly Empire centrepieces

Starting price:€ 18 500
Auction date:02.12.2018   12:00
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Lot 1932Rare Pair of courtly Empire centrepieces
by Pierre-Philippe Thomire (1751 - 1843) attr.
Bronze, fire gilded and partly dark patinated, as well as a colorless crystal. On three sides and retracted, the Base open-plan body full plastic crafted chimeras on circumferentially ornamented high strive with lion's paws, in the middle of rolled-leaf volutes connected, as a carrier for flat top with all-round Laurel frieze and pine knob under the leaf rosette. Far end of the crystal Cup swing-out with nationwide Facett decor. Below the cylinder-shaped pedestal base with fine palmettes frieze and raised its lyrics, through lush festoons. Design probably by Pierre-Philippe Thomire. H. 62.5 cm.
Cf. this. Otto Meyer/Pröschel, P. 386.
A rare pair of exceptional Empire is bronze and partly brown patinated centrepieces attributed to Pierre Philippe Thomire.
France. Paris. The beginning of the 19th. Century

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