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Lot 448

French Gilt Bronze and Cut Glass Garniture Set

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

possibly Baccarat, 19th century, comprising: large center bowl and pair of candlesticks, center bowl having mask, fleur de lis and floral decoration, lion paw feet, surmounted with large crystal diamond cut bowl, candlesticks each with three mask mounted legs, raised on lion paw feet, diamond cut candle cups, together with a gilt bronze and diamond cut crystal vase, with rocaille decoration, each unmarked 17-1/2 in.

Provenance: Biltmore House, Asheville, North Carolina; Nancy Cecil donation to The Cathedral of All Souls, Asheville, North Carolina; North Carolina Collection


crack to center bowl approx. 10 in., air bubbles, base lacking parts to connect bowl to base, areas of verdigris and discoloration to gilt bronze patina; candlesticks with areas of discoloration to bronze, felted to feet; vase with areas of discoloration and verdigris to bronze, glass insert with some scratching and air bubbles