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    Sale 2818

    European Noble and Private Collections

    31 March - 1 April 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 378

    A DUTCH PARCEL-GILT AND WHITE PAINTED SIDE TABLE 'KWABTAFEL'

    CIRCA 1680

    Price Realised  

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    A DUTCH PARCEL-GILT AND WHITE PAINTED SIDE TABLE 'KWABTAFEL'
    CIRCA 1680
    Carved on all sides, the rectangular red and grey-veined marble top, on acanthus-wrapped supports headed by masks, the front stretcher carved with an eagle and floral sprays, the sides carved with auricular masks
    82 cm. high x 99 cm. wide x 64 cm. deep


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    A comparable kwabtafel with similar carved front stretcher with eagles and floral sprays, formerly in the Collection of Jonkvrouw Speelmann - Huis de Wittenburg, is illustrated in C.H. De Jonge and W. Vogelsang, Holländische Möbel und Raumkunst von 1650-1780, Stuttgart, 1922, p. 164.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    The property of an important dutch collector
    (lots 369-406)