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    Sale 7745

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture & Clocks

    9 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 143

    A LOUIS XV CARVED OAK AND ALABASTRO FIORITO CONSOLE TABLE

    FIRST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XV CARVED OAK AND ALABASTRO FIORITO CONSOLE TABLE
    FIRST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    The rounded rectangular and moulded top above a pierced frieze carved with acanthus leaves and rockwork, centred by a stylised shell flanked by trailing husks, the conformingly-carved sides centred by pierced cabochons, on acanthus-entwined cabriole legs headed by stylised shells joined by conformingly-carved stretchers centred by a shell and terminating in scrolled feet, probably previously decorated, the marble first half 18th century but associated and the console reduced in depth to accomodate it
    34 in. (86.5 cm.) high; 62½ in. (159 cm.) wide; 28½ in. (72.5 cm.) deep


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