|Title:||Pair of Silver and Lapis Lazuli Lamp Tables|
|Description:||A Pair of Louis XVI Style Lapis Lazuli & Silver (plated?) Gueridon tables, school of Adam Weisweiler.|
|Appraised By:||Jeffrey Motsinger|
|History Of The Item:||Adam Weisweiler (1750- after 1810) worked in the French Empire period producing several notable pieces. The form of the tables in the photographs is one of his signature styles.
Unmarked, maker unknown. Most likely of early 20th century manufacture, family history back to circa 1980.
|Appraiser Tips:||If you don't have a ready buyer, then it would be best to consign these lovely tables to a top auction house like Sothebys, Bonhams, Heritage, et al. Let the house decide on any repairs or restorations.|
|Research Sources:||auction house databases for prices, wikipedia for Weisweiler dates, experience with French Empire items|
|Appraiser Comments:||Thanks for the extra information. Stunning tables in a very elegant and timeless form using high-quality materials and with obvious attention to detail. High quality school-of-Weisweiler items are always desirable and this pair would likely achieve $10,000 to $15,000 at a well-advertised fine arts auction. Your net after fees and commissions will be less.|
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