1 - 2 October 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 7,500
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
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.
Bought from Biggs of Maidenhead, Berkshire, England.
Illustrated supplement, Country Life, 14 June 1984, p. 97.
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