• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 2202

    Christie's Interiors

    1 - 2 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 498

    A NORTH ITALIAN GILTWOOD CONSOLE,

    GENOA, MID-18TH CENTURY,

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A NORTH ITALIAN GILTWOOD CONSOLE,
    GENOA, MID-18TH CENTURY,
    with shaped nero antico marble top
    35¾in. (91cm.) high, 52½in. (133cm.) wide, 22in. (56cm.) deep


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    This elegant console's scrolled legs with delicate fronds is typical of Genoese furniture. A closely related example is illustrated in L. Canorero, Il Barochetto Genovese, Milan, 1962, pl. 107.

    Provenance

    Bought from Biggs of Maidenhead, Berkshire, England.


    Literature

    Illustrated supplement, Country Life, 14 June 1984, p. 97.