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    Sale 12041

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    27 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 404

    A MATCHED PAIR OF GILT-METAL MOUNTED ROSEWOOD TWO-TIER DUMB WAITERS

    ONE EARLY 19TH CENTURY, THE OTHER LATER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MATCHED PAIR OF GILT-METAL MOUNTED ROSEWOOD TWO-TIER DUMB WAITERS
    ONE EARLY 19TH CENTURY, THE OTHER LATER
    Each with concave shaped tiers, joined by a turned column, on shaped tripod legs, with lion's-paw feet
    38 ¾ in. (98.5 cm.) high; 35 ¼ in. (89.5 cm.) wide; 16 in. (40.5 cm.) deep; slight differences


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A GENEVA PENTHOUSE DECORATED BY NYFFELER
    (lots 81, 109-110 & 395-407)