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    Sale 7611

    Furniture, Sculpture and Carpets

    11 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 217

    A NORTH ITALIAN GILTWOOD CONSOLE TABLE AND MIRROR

    GENOA, MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NORTH ITALIAN GILTWOOD CONSOLE TABLE AND MIRROR
    GENOA, MID-18TH CENTURY
    The mirror with a shaped rectangular divided plate, within a stiff-leaf carved eared frame set with further plates, headed by a scrolled pediment, and surmounted by foliate sprays flanked by floral garlands, the apron with foliate boss; the console with rectangular portoro marble top above a husk-carved frieze and a pierced apron carved with foliate scrolls and centred by a shell, the sides conformingly decorated, on double C-scroll legs elaborately-carved with flowerheads and foliage, joined by conforming stretchers centred by a shell, and terminating in foliate-carved feet, minor differences to carving and gilding
    The console table: 34¼ in. (87 cm.) high; 52¾ in. (134 cm.) wide; 26¾ in. (68 cm.) deep; the mirror: 93¼ x 53½ in. (237 x 136 cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN