• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7841

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    29 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 44

    A FRENCH PARCEL-GILT AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED MIRROR AND CONSOLE

    OF LOUIS XV STYLE, LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH PARCEL-GILT AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED MIRROR AND CONSOLE
    OF LOUIS XV STYLE, LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY
    The mirror carved overall with C-scrolls and rockwork, with shaped rectangular plate, the cresting centred by a cartouche depicting putti; the conformingly-carved console with serpentine-fronted Rouge de Maine marble top above a pierced apron, the curved supports joined by a shaped stretcher with floral cartouche
    The mirror: 90¼ x 37 in. (229 x 94 cm.); the console: 30½ in. (77.5 cm.) high; 36½ in. (92.5 cm.) wide; 15¾ in. (40 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR (LOTS 35-52)