Louis XIV Style Carved Pear Wood Casket

Louis XIV Style Carved Pear Wood CasketLouis XIV Style Carved Pear Wood Casket

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Lot # 231
Title Louis XIV Style Carved Pear Wood Casket
Description In the manner of Cesar Bagard of Nancy, second half 18th century. Carved in relief with birds and scrolling foliage, the hinged coffered lid enclosing a plain interior, on bun feet, with label '969' to the underside. The present casket is reminiscent of the work of César Bagard (1620-1704), court sculptor to duc Charles IV of Lorraine, who was known for his production of elegantly carved wooden caskets.
Dimensions 5" x 11 1/2"
Provenance Christie's London.
Category Silver, Sculpture & Decorative
Auction Date Sep 29, 2018

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