• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    European Noble and Private Collections

    15 - 16 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 368

    A PAIR OF AUSTRIAN GRAINED WOOD CONSOLE TABLES

    EARLY 18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY VIENNA

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF AUSTRIAN GRAINED WOOD CONSOLE TABLES
    EARLY 18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY VIENNA
    Each with a 19th century moulded rectangular frieze, on foliate-carved S-scrolled supports, joined by S-shaped stretchers, centring on a platform surmounted by a putto, originally gilt, one with associated marble top, the other with later top
    85 cm. high x 152 cm. wide x 75 cm. deep 83 cm. high x 154 cm. wide x 77 cm. deep (2)


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    These tables with their strong sculptural legs and stretchers are much indebted to the Italian Baroque style of furniture with its abundant carved ornament. This style was introduced to Austria by Italian craftsmen and sculptors in the early 18th century.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AN AUSTRIAN NOBLE FAMILY