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    Sale 5354

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 434

    A FRENCH GILT-METAL MOUNTED SCARLET TORTOISESHELL AND BRASS INLAID CENTRE TABLE

    19TH CENTURY

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    A FRENCH GILT-METAL MOUNTED SCARLET TORTOISESHELL AND BRASS INLAID CENTRE TABLE
    19TH CENTURY
    The rectangular top decorated with dancing figures and groups of musicians among scrolling foliate strapwork, the central trio performing on a stage beneath a dome, each panelled frieze decorated with similar seated figures, birds and chimera and each centred by a bearded mask, one side enclosing a drawer, the cabriole legs headed by further mask clasps and with foliate wrapped hoof sabots
    29½ in. (72 cm.) high; 31 in. (79 cm.) wide; 18 in. (46 cm.) deep


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