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    Sale 7627

    Dealing in Excellence: A Celebration of Hotspur and Jeremy

    20 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 158

    A PAIR OF EMPIRE ORMOLU AND BRONZE-MOUNTED MAHOGANY CONSOLE TABLES

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF EMPIRE ORMOLU AND BRONZE-MOUNTED MAHOGANY CONSOLE TABLES
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Each with later Egyptian granito rosso antico rectangular top above a frieze drawer, on square legs with caryatids headed by floral wreaths, with mirrored back and solid plinth, partially remounted, restorations, the drawer and upper platform in oak and restored, the carcase and one backboard in poplar, the other backboard in walnut and replaced
    34¾ in. (88 cm.) high; 37¾ in. (96 cm.) wide; 14¾ in. (37.5 cm.) deep (2)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale [Property of a German Gentleman], Sotheby's Amsterdam, 11 April 2006, lot 132.