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    Sale 12029

    The Opulent Eye - 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art, Ceramics & Carpets

    7 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 166

    A FRENCH GILT AND PATINATED-BRONZE-MOUNTED BURR-AMBONYA EXTENDING DINING TABLE

    BY MAISON KRIEGER, PARIS, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH GILT AND PATINATED-BRONZE-MOUNTED BURR-AMBONYA EXTENDING DINING TABLE
    BY MAISON KRIEGER, PARIS, CIRCA 1900
    En suite with the previous lot, the top with rounded ends, on a four foot pedestal mounted with sphinxes and anthemion, on foliate feet, the stays to the underside stamped '...S.G.D.C. V.F A PARIS.', with two leaves
    28 ¼ in. (72 cm.) high; 56 in. (142 cm.) wide; 115 in. (293 cm.) long, extended; 68 in. (173 cm.) long, without leaves


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    Provenance

    By repute, the Egyptian Royal family.
    Bought in Cairo in 1954 by the present owner’s father.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SAUDI ARABIAN COLLECTION (LOTS 161-166)