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Lot 172/0313

SOLD Hammer price: €3200, Estimate: €2000-3000

In the Manner of Francois-Desire Froment Meurice French 1802 – 1855A highly important and fine quality Renaissance Revival Model of St. George slaying the Dragon, the silver gilt dragon on a lapis lazuli rectangular base with attractive enamelling and diamond insets, the dragon with wings modelled from natural baroque shape South Sea pearls, the torso of the figure designed with Broque pearl and similar headpiece, holding a sword and shield and wearing a cloak, both decorated with intricate champelve design, the silver gilt base inset with lapis lazuli beads and enamelled leaves, hall marked on sword, approx. 407g (total weight); 10cms (4″) high. (1)

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