• Important Early European Furni auction at Christies

    Sale 7764

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture & Tapestries

    5 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 235

    A FRENCH CARVED WALNUT MEUBLE A DEUX CORPS

    LATE 16TH EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    AND LATER

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    A FRENCH CARVED WALNUT MEUBLE A DEUX CORPS
    LATE 16TH EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    AND LATER
    The rectangular cornice above a palmette-carved cushion frieze and a pair of panelled doors carved with allegorical figures, flanked and divided by herm pilasters of warriors in body armour above military trophies and a maiden above floral garlands, the lower section with two floral and foliate-carved frieze drawers flanked and divided by scaled volute scrolls, above a further pair of cupboard doors, similarly carved with figures and flanked by herm pilasters above grotesque masks, on foliate-carved feet, restorations and replacements
    73¼ in. (186 cm.) high; 48½ in. (123 cm.) wide; 18¼ in. (46.5 cm.)


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