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    Sale 2090

    European Furniture, Sculpture, Works Of Art, Tapestries And Carpets

    22 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 7

    A NORTH ITALIAN BROWN-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT SIDE TABLE

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NORTH ITALIAN BROWN-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT SIDE TABLE
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    The rectangular cream and red figured marble top above a frieze carved with a central husk swag flanked by ribbon-tied rosettes within waterleaf and husk borders, raised on ring-turned fluted circular tapering legs headed with rosettes on leaftip-carved ball feet
    38 in. (96.5 cm.) high, 57¼ in. (145 cm.) wide, 28½ in. (72.5 cm.) deep


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    A pair of related consoles, with delicate swag-drapery and finely spaced carving on the freize is illustrated in E. Barbolini, Mobili Impero, Il Neoclassicismo tra Emilia e Lombardia, Bologna, 2000, p. 160.