6 December 2007,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 22,100
A NORTH ITALIAN GILTWOOD SIDE TABLE
THE TOP ROME, 18TH CENTURY, THE BASE 19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY FLORENCE
The rectangular verde antico marble top with a beaded border above a shaped rectangular frieze with a pierced apron carved with scrolling foliage, centred by a mask to the front and sides, on turned baluster scroll-carved legs, joined by floral-carved turned X-stretchers with a central baluster shaped finial, with a label to back rail inscribed 'RICCARDO ALFANI DORATORE E VERNICIATORE VENDITA DI CORNICE ANTICHE'
33¾ in. (86 cm.) high; 69 in. (175 cm.) wide; 34 in. (86.5 cm.) deep
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Christie's, London, 13 June 2002, lot 119.
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY