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    Sale 7746

    PARISIAN TASTE IN LONDON: A PRIVATE COLLECTION AND FURNITURE

    10 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 307

    A BALTIC PARCEL-GILT, PAINTED AND MAHOGANY JARDINIERE OR CENTRE TABLE OF LARGE SIZE

    BY J. WEIL, GRÜNSTADT, CIRCA 1810-1815

    Price Realised  

    A BALTIC PARCEL-GILT, PAINTED AND MAHOGANY JARDINIERE OR CENTRE TABLE OF LARGE SIZE
    BY J. WEIL, GRÜNSTADT, CIRCA 1810-1815
    The circular top with a later removable gilt-tooled leather panel, enclosing a lead-lined tray, on eagle supports and concave plinth, the underside signed in pencil 'J. Weil A Grunstadt'
    34½ in. (88 cm.) high; 53¼ in. (135 cm.) diameter


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    This massive jardinière or centre table was executed in the early 19th Century by a thus far unknown cabinet-maker called Weil, who was active in Grünstadt, a very small town in the Baltic States and not in the larger and better known Grünstadt in the Rhineland in Germany.

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