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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 115

    A LOUIS XVI CARVED AND PALE GREY-PAINTED DEMI-LUNE CONSOLE

    PROBABLY NORTH ITALIAN, LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XVI CARVED AND PALE GREY-PAINTED DEMI-LUNE CONSOLE
    PROBABLY NORTH ITALIAN, LATE 18TH CENTURY
    With a grey fossil marble top above a dentil and guilloche carved frieze hung with leaf-and-berry swags, on tapering turned, fluted and stiff-leaf carved legs joined by a curved stretcher centred by a swagged urn
    35¾ in. (91 in.) high; 32 in. (81 cm.) wide; 15¾ in. (40 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    King Leopold III of the Belgians, La Leopolda, Villefranche-sur-mer. Acquired from Renard, Beaulieu-sur-Mer.