• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5924

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    22 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 445

    A LOUIS XV GILTWOOD CONSOLE

    MID-18TH CENTURY

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    A LOUIS XV GILTWOOD CONSOLE
    MID-18TH CENTURY
    The serpentine-fronted Breche d'Alep marble top above a pierced frieze carved with rockwork and centred by a floral cartouche, on conformingly-carved cabriole legs joined by a stretcher centred by a pierced rocaille cartouche and terminating in scroll feet, with retailer's paper label inscribed 'NIXON & SONS Upholders & Cabinet Makers 123 Great Portland Street', minor losses to some of the carved elements including to one foot
    32 in. (82 cm.) high; 40 in. (101 cm.) wide; 19½ in. (49.5 cm.) deep


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