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Pair of Gueridons
Attributed to André-Charles Boulle (French, 1642 - 1732, master before 1666)
Oak veneered with ebony, tortoise shell, blue painted horn, brass, and pewter, and set with gilt bronze mounts
Standing on either side of a table or cabinet with matching ebony, tortoiseshell, pewter, and brass decoration, these stands, known as gueridons or
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