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    Sale 12041

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    27 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 338

    A NORTH ITALIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED FRUITWOOD, 'CARUBO', AMARANTH AND GREEN STAINED WOOD PARQUETRY BONHEUR-DU-JOUR

    LATE 18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY GENOA

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A NORTH ITALIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED FRUITWOOD, 'CARUBO', AMARANTH AND GREEN STAINED WOOD PARQUETRY BONHEUR-DU-JOUR
    LATE 18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY GENOA
    With later Gialo marble top above a tambour shutter, enclosing a fitted interior with a central drawer, and a hinged folding writing-surface, above two frieze drawers and two long drawers sans traverse, remounted
    52 ½ in. (133.5 cm.) high; 40 ¾ in. (103.5 cm.) wide; 20 ¾ in. (53 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM VILLA D'AGLIÈ, TURIN
    (LOTS 1-51, 62, 299-300 & 318-394)