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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 239

    A FRENCH RED-VEINED MARBLE FIRE SURROUND

    PART MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH RED-VEINED MARBLE FIRE SURROUND
    PART MID-18TH CENTURY
    The later serpentine rest above a scrolled frieze centered with a shell issuing foliate scrolls and flanked by scrolled canted angles supported on scrolled pilasters and a plinth with inlaid panels
    44 in. (112 cm.) high, 67½ in. (172 cm.) wide, 13¼ in. (33.5 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF MRS. BARBARA PIASECKA JOHNSON, THE PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT THE INSTITUTE FOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT IN GDANSK, POLAND
    (LOTS 237-242)