Details
With an anthemion-pierced domed lid and pinecone finial supported by three winged female monopodia with lion paw feet, with a triangular pedestal supporting a flaming urn, on a circular plinth cast with Apollo riding griffin-pulled chariots and palm-leaf border
22 in. (56 cm.) high
Provenance
By repute Henri d'Orléans, deuxième Comte de Paris (1908-1999), Quinta do Anjinho, Sintra.
Purchased directly by Ricardo Espírito Santo Silva (1900-1955) and thence by descent.
Special notice
Specified lots (sold and unsold) marked with a filled square ( ¦ ) not collected from Christie’s, 8 King Street, London SW1Y 6QT by 5.00pm on the day of the sale will, at our option, be removed to Crozier Park Royal (details below). Christie’s will inform you if the lot has been sent offsite.If the lot is transferred to Crozier Park Royal, it will be available for collection from 12.00pm on the second business day following the sale.Please call Christie’s Client Service 24 hours in advance to book a collection time at Crozier Park Royal. All collections from Crozier Park Royal will be by pre-booked appointment only.Tel: +44 (0)20 7839 9060 Email: cscollectionsuk@christies.com.If the lot remains at Christie’s, 8 King Street, it will be available for collection on any working day (not weekends) from 9.00am to 5.00pm
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