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    Sale 2090

    European Furniture, Sculpture, Works Of Art, Tapestries And Carpets

    22 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 253

    A PAIR OF FRENCH GILT WROUGHT IRON CONSOLES

    EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FRENCH GILT WROUGHT IRON CONSOLES
    EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Each with a shaped breche d'alep marble top above a pierced breakfronted frieze with C-scrolls, quatrefoils and diamonds and three pierced aprons raised on scrolled supports headed with cherubim, the bases with applied foliate scrolls on short sabre legs and block feet
    37 in. (94 cm.) high, 78 in. (198 cm.) wide, 21¾ in.(55 cm.) deep (2)


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    These impressive consoles were supplied for the dining room as part of the celebrated interiors created for the Fifth Avenue apartment of Milton and Carroll Petrie, where David Easton worked on the arhitectural framework, Denning and Fourcade decorated the dining room and bedrooms, and Mark Hampton furnished the library.

    Provenance

    Sold, Sotheby's, New York, The Collection of Milton and Carroll Petrie, 19 May 2006, lot 150.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
    (LOT 253)


    Literature

    C. Hemphill, 'A Fine Gathering', House and Garden, September 1986, p. 127 (illustrated in the dining room).