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    Sale 7614

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    24 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 69

    A FRENCH GILTWOOD CONSOLE-TABLE

    LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    A FRENCH GILTWOOD CONSOLE-TABLE
    LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The inset demi lune white marble top with stiff-leaf carved surround above a pierced acanthus and trailing ivy frieze centred by a foliate swag-hung musical trophy, supported to the front by espagnolettes, joined to the rear key-scrolled legs by a shaped stretcher centred by a flower-filled urn
    36 in. (91.5 cm.) high; 64½ in. (164 cm.) wide; 21¾ in. (55.5 cm.) deep


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    This console-table is in the manner of Michel-Victor Cruchet, sculpteur-ornamaniste, who supplied decoration for Empress Eugénie at Saint-Cloud, worked at the Tuileries and Fontainebleu and was awarded a silver medal at the 1851 Great Exhibition in London. A comparable console and centre-table are illustrated in D. Ledoux-Lebard Le Mobilier Français du XIXe siècle, Paris, 1984, p. 140).

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