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    Sale 2811

    European Noble and Private Collections

    24 - 25 June 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 245

    A DUTCH CARVED GILTWOOD SIDETABLE 'KWABTAFEL'

    CIRCA 1680

    Price Realised  

    A DUTCH CARVED GILTWOOD SIDETABLE 'KWABTAFEL'
    CIRCA 1680
    The later moulded rectangular portor marble top above acanthus wrapped S-shaped supports centred by perching birds joined by a pierced foliate auricular frieze centred by a dove, the sides shaped as stylized masks
    77 cm. high x 129 cm. wide x 66 cm. deep


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    Three comparable Dutch side tables, with the same kind of intricate carved decorations were sold Christie's Amsterdam, sale 2429, The Schermerhorn Collection, lot 510, 504, 531 and another 'kwabtafel' was sold Christie's Amsterdam, sale 2691, lot 193.

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